NOVATEK Сreates a Joint Venture with Rosatom

NOVATEK Сreates a Joint Venture with Rosatom

Today, during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Chairman of the Management Board of PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) Leonid Mikhelson and Director General of State Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev signed an agreement …
Sep 12, 2018 /  Curious
Viking Supply Ships AS sells three Icebreakers

Viking Supply Ships AS sells three Icebreakers

Viking Supply Ships AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Viking Supply Ships AB (VSS) has sold its three Icebreakers, Tor Viking, Balder Viking and Vidar Viking to Her Majesty the Queen in Right of …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Tallinn’ subsidiary signs an agreement for chartering mv Botnica during summer periods

Port of Tallinn’ subsidiary signs an agreement for chartering mv Botnica during summer periods

The subsidiary company of Port of Tallinn, OÜ TS Shipping, signed an agreement with Baffinland Iron Mines LP for chartering m/v Botnica for the 2018 summer period and, subject to certain conditions, also for the …
Jul 6, 2018 /  Vessels
GTT concluded a contract with VARD for the supply of LNG tanks for the Ponant icebreaker

GTT concluded a contract with VARD for the supply of LNG tanks for the Ponant icebreaker

GTT concluded, Tuesday, a contract with the Norwegian shipyard VARD for the supply of the LNG tanks of the expedition ship PONANT Icebreaker (see also CruiseMapper). This ship, the delivery of which is planned in 2021, …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Curious
Gazprom Neft’s new Arctic flagship heads towards icy waters

Gazprom Neft’s new Arctic flagship heads towards icy waters

It is as efficient as a nuclear-powered icebreaker, says the oil company Gazprom Neft as it raises the flag on its new vessel. The “Aleksandr Sannikov” is 121 meter long and able to break through …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Temporary layoff of crews on Arctia’s multipurpose icebreakers

Temporary layoff of crews on Arctia’s multipurpose icebreakers

Weakened outlook in international icebreaking and marine services business will result in layoffs on Arctia Ltd’s multipurpose icebreakers. As a result of employer-employee negotiations, Arctia Ltd will lay off its …
Jun 28, 2018 /  Curious
Rosatomflot extends its winter-spring navigation period amid challenging ice conditions

Rosatomflot extends its winter-spring navigation period amid challenging ice conditions

Challenging ice conditions in the water area of the Northern Sea Route stipulate the extension of the winter-spring navigation of nuclear-powered icebreakers of FSUE Atomflot. For the first time in four years, fast ice …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Vessels
China State Shipbuilding Corp started assembling China's first self-developed icebreaker

China State Shipbuilding Corp started assembling China's first self-developed icebreaker

On Wednesday, China State Shipbuilding Corp started assembling China's first self-developed icebreaker at a shipyard in Shanghai, which is expected to start its first scientific expedition to Antarctica next year. At a …
Mar 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Arctia’s MSV Nordica assisted the Finnish Border Guard in a maritime rescue mission west of Hogland

Arctia’s MSV Nordica assisted the Finnish Border Guard in a maritime rescue mission west of Hogland

Arctia’s multipurpose icebreaker MSV Nordica assisted the Finnish Border Guard in a maritime rescue mission to the west of Hogland island (Suursaari) some 35 km south of Kotka in the Gulf of Finland on the 8th and …
Mar 13, 2018 /  Accidents
VIDEO: Icebreakers in the Port of Hamburg

VIDEO: Icebreakers in the Port of Hamburg

When freezing temperatures have a lock on the City of Hamburg the Hamburg Port Authority has to ensure the efficient breaking of the ice sheet in the Port of Hamburg. ***** This procedure is important in terms of …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Curious