Arctech Helsinki Delivers Fourth and Final Multi-Functional Icebreaker to Russia’s SCF Group

Finland's Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has delivered the fourth icebreaker in a four-vessel series for Russian shipping company SCF Group (Sovcomflot). The vessel, known at the yard as NB 514, was handed over to SCF Group at the end of January after undergoing sea trials in the Gulf of Finland last fall. NB 514 was formally named after former Russian Prime Minister Yevgenyi … [Read more...]

WATCH: Tour the World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker The world's first LNG-powered icebreaker, Polaris, was delivered by Arctech Helsinki to the Finnish Government in September. The ship is designed to serve for at least 50 years in icebreaking, oil recovery and sea rescue operations in the Baltic Sea, using both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and low sulphur diesel oil as … [Read more...]

Arctech Helsinki Delivers World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker to Finnish Government

Finnish shipbuilder Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has delivered the most world's first LNG-powered icebreaker to the Finnish government. The shipyard delivered the icebreaker Polaris Wednesday to the Finnish Transport Agency, which then handed the vessel over to Arctia Icebreaking, the Finnish state-owned company that will operate the vessel. The prototype vessel is designed … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – Russia’s Newest Icebreaker, MV Murmansk

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard marked Christmas Day with the delivery of the Baltic Sea icebreaker Murmansk at Vyborg Shipyard in Russia.  Murmansk is the second in a series of three diesel-electric icebreakers ordered by Rosmorport and the Russian Ministry of Transport in 2012. The basic design of the vessel and purchasing of major … [Read more...]