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MacGregor deck handling solution supports China’s Xue Long 2 icebreaker operation

MacGregor deck handling solution supports China’s Xue Long 2 icebreaker operation

The two polar icebreakers, Xue Long (Snow Dragon) and Xue Long 2, are working together for the first time during China’s 36th …
Dec 16, 2019 / Vessels
Government of Canada announces construction of new icebreakers for Canadian Coast Guard

Government of Canada announces construction of new icebreakers for Canadian Coast Guard

"Canadians across the country rely on the critical services of the Canadian Coast Guard to protect mariners and the marine …
Aug 6, 2019 / Curious
Rosatomflot’s icebreakers steered 331 ships of 12.7 mln ton total capacity in 2018

Rosatomflot’s icebreakers steered 331 ships of 12.7 mln ton total capacity in 2018

In 2018, FSUE Atomflot’s nuclear icebreakers steered 331 ships of a total gross capacity 12.7 mln tons. As compared to 2017, the …
Jan 31, 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 …
Jan 11, 2019 / 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, …
Aug 13, 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 …
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 …
Jun 21, 2018 / Vessels
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 …
Mar 7, 2018 / Curious
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 …
Feb 7, 2018 / Vessels
Rosatom extends two nuclear icebreakers’ service life by five years

Rosatom extends two nuclear icebreakers’ service life by five years

In 2017, nuclear icebreaker operator Rosatomflot completed scheduled work to extend the service life of nuclear propulsion units …
Jan 25, 2018 / Vessels