Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel that will operate in Antarctic waters. Wärtsilä will also provide the vessel with …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven sign up to Arctic Commitment

Ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven sign up to Arctic Commitment

The ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven, Germany, have joined an ambitious campaign to a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping – along with more than 80 companies, organisations, politicians, NGOs and …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Curious
NOVATEK and TOTAL Sign Sale Agreement for Arctic LNG 2 Stake

NOVATEK and TOTAL Sign Sale Agreement for Arctic LNG 2 Stake

PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) and TOTAL S.A. signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement in relation to the sale of a 10% participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project, within the binding agreement, signed at the 22nd Saint …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Accidents
Havyard Design & Solutions to deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line AS

Havyard Design & Solutions to deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line AS

Havyard Design & Solutions will deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line A/S. The vessels will be built at Nodosa Shipyard in Pontevedra, Spain. This will be the third and fourth …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels
FESCO vessel completed loading in Cape Town and went to Antarctica

FESCO vessel completed loading in Cape Town and went to Antarctica

On January 26, 2019 FESCO diesel-electric ship “Vasiliy Golovnin” left the port of Cape Town (Republic of South Africa) and started the project of supplying the Indian research stations in Antarctica till …
Jan 29, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

US Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

The 150 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Thursday in Antarctica along with a resupply vessel during Operation Deep Freeze – a joint military service mission to resupply U.S. interests …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Vessels
WATCH: 5 Ice Breaking Ships Braving the Arctic Circle

WATCH: 5 Ice Breaking Ships Braving the Arctic Circle

An icebreaking ship is designed to sail through heavy ice, and provide safe waterways for other boats to sail through. Today's video is on five amazing ice breaking ships. ***** Additional information about …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Curious
Watch: Eduard Toll transiting the Northern Sea Route

Watch: Eduard Toll transiting the Northern Sea Route

Teekay’s ice-class Arc7 LNG carriers have been pushing through the Arctic ice all year, delivering cargo from Sabetta in Northern Russia to markets around the world. The magic of the ice-class vessels is their …
Jan 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Aker Arctic delivers bronze propellers for ice operations

Aker Arctic delivers bronze propellers for ice operations

Bronze has been the preferred material for open water and low ice class ship propellers for decades. Few years ago, Aker Arctic began investigating the possibility of using it also in high ice class vessels. In November …
Dec 29, 2018 /  Curious