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
ABB’s Azipod® propulsion passes 100 cruise ship milestone with PONANT order

ABB’s Azipod® propulsion passes 100 cruise ship milestone with PONANT order

Azipod® propulsion, the ABB technology that has become the industry standard in the cruise segment since its launch in 1990, has secured its 100th cruise ship order, winning a contract for powering the world’s …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Cruise
GE to Provide Full Propulsion System Solution to the Chilean Navy’s Icebreaker

GE to Provide Full Propulsion System Solution to the Chilean Navy’s Icebreaker

GE’s Full Propulsion Solution Will Increase System Reliability and De-Risk the Project GE’s Clean Technology is the Key to Meeting Stringent Environment Requirements in Antarctic GE’s Marine …
Mar 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Multipurpose icebreaker Fennica assists traffic in the Kvarken

Multipurpose icebreaker Fennica assists traffic in the Kvarken

Arctia’s multipurpose icebreaker Fennica began assisting marine traffic as the Finnish icebreaking season’s seventh icebreaker on Sunday 25 February 2018. The Fennica works in the Kvarken, a narrow region in …
Feb 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Icebreaker Voima heads to assist traffic in the eastern Gulf of Finland

Icebreaker Voima heads to assist traffic in the eastern Gulf of Finland

Arctia’s icebreaker Voima departed the icebreaker base in Helsinki as the Finnish icbreaking season’s fourth icebreaker on Wednesday 7 February 2018. The Voima assists shipping in the eastern part of the Gulf …
Feb 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Helsinki Shipyard delivered the last of the series of four to SCF-Group

Helsinki Shipyard delivered the last of the series of four to SCF-Group

SCF-Group indicated their satisfaction to the cooperation with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard over the years. In the end of January the fourth vessel, NB 514, was handed over for SCF-Group. The vessel’s name giving …
Feb 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Naming and flag-raising ceremony for Sovcomflot’s IBSBV Yevgeny Primakov held in Saint-Petersburg

Naming and flag-raising ceremony for Sovcomflot’s IBSBV Yevgeny Primakov held in Saint-Petersburg

The naming and flag-raising ceremony for Yevgeny Primakov (see also CruiseMapper), a new multifunctional icebreaking standby vessel (IBSBV) built for PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), was held at Angliyskaya …
Feb 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Eduard Toll, Teekay’s first icebreaker LNG carrier newbuilding, is delivered

Eduard Toll, Teekay’s first icebreaker LNG carrier newbuilding, is delivered

Eduard Toll is the fourth of 15 Arc7 LNG carriers being built for the Yamal LNG project and Teekay’s first of six LNG Carrier Newbuildings contracted to service the project. Recently, the vessel made history as it …
Feb 1, 2018 /  Vessels