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Kontio Sets Off For The Bay Of Bothnia As The Season’s First Icebreaker

Arctia's icebreaker Kontio will set off from Katajanokka, Helsinki, on Thursday 23 November 2023 as the first icebreaker this winter. The vessel will head for the Bay of Bothnia where ice is beginning to form at the northernmost end. Kontio will …
Nov 23, 2023 / Vessels

Aker Arctic Provides Icee Expertise For Canadian Polar Icebreaker

The Canadian Polar Icebreaker project, originally initiated in 2012, resumed two years ago. Aker Arctic has continued to provide its expertise in Arctic ship design to ensure the vessel meets the latest technical developments in icebreaking. The …
Sep 27, 2023 / Curious

Bollinger Shipyards Cuts Steel On Prototype Module Of First US-Built Heavy Icebreaker In 50 Years

Bollinger Shipyards LLC (Bollinger) has begun cutting steel at Bollinger Mississippi Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS on the first of eight prototype modules that will become the foundation of the first U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC), …
Aug 11, 2023 / Curious

Knud E. Hansen and Barrier Marine Services To Provide Turnkey HVAC System On Canada’s Multi-Purpose Vessels

Following the successful bid to design the heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for Canada’s Polar Icebreaker, KNUD E. HANSEN has partnered with Barrier Marine Services Ltd. again to design the HVAC system for the Canadian Coast …
Jun 26, 2023 / Curious

LR and Icebreaker One announce a research programme to drive investment in net-zero shipping

LR and Icebreaker One’s research will give initiators and investors an understanding of how data sharing and risk model changes can drive zero-emission ship financing Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a new research project with Icebreaker One, an …
Feb 22, 2023 / Vessels

Davie Delivers Icebreaker Vincent Massey to Canadian Coast Guard

Davie Shipbuilding announced today that CCGS Vincent Massey, a medium icebreaker (MIB), was delivered to the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). The CCGS Vincent Massey will join its two sister vessels, CCGS Captain Molly Kool and CCGS Jean Goodwill which …
Oct 18, 2022 / Vessels

One of the world's highest-grade icebreakers named at Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard

On September 30, a naming ceremony for icebreaking multipurpose vessel ZHONG SHAN DA XUE JI DI was held at Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard. Sea trials are expected next year. ZHONG SHAN DA XUE JI DI was currently one of the world's highest-grade …
Oct 10, 2022 / Vessels

US Coast Guard Cutter Healy reaches the North Pole

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB 20) (CruiseMapper) reached the North Pole Friday after traversing the frozen Arctic Ocean, marking only the second time a U.S. ship has reached the location unaccompanied, the first being Healy in 2015. Healy, …
Oct 5, 2022 / Naval

Canadian Coast Guard names light icebreaker - the CCGS Judy LaMarsh

Ensuring that Canadian Coast Guard personnel have the equipment they need to keep Canada's waterways navigable is a key priority for the Canadian Coast Guard. The Canadian Coast Guard recently purchased a light icebreaker that will supplement its …
Oct 4, 2022 / Naval

Sweden to Order Two New Icebreakers

The Swedish Maritime Administration said it will order two new icebreakers after funding for the vessels was included in the government's latest national investment plan.According to the plan, when the two icebreakers are in operation, there will be …
Jun 17, 2022 / Vessels