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Monday, August 5, 2019
CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent
Maritime News

Canada Announces Plans for Six New Icebreakers

The Government of Canada has announced plans for the construction of six new icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. The new vessels will replace existing

August 5, 2019
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Friday, August 2, 2019
Helicopter Landing On icebergs
Blog

Icebreaker Salvages Lost Recordings Of Beluga whales

by Matthew Green (Reuters) – A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker

August 2, 2019
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Monday, June 24, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Russia’s Rosatom Sees Northern Sea Route Development Costing $11.7 Billion

By Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW, June 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambitious Northern Sea Route (NSR) requires 735 billion roubles

June 24, 2019
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Putin’s Arctic Plans Are a Climate Change Bet -Opinion

By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg Opinion) — Last weekend, Russia launched the last of a new crew of atomic icebreakers meant to consolidate the

May 28, 2019
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Sunday, May 26, 2019
Russia, Eyeing Arctic Future, Launches Nuclear Icebreaker
Maritime News

Russia, Eyeing Arctic Future, Launches Nuclear Icebreaker

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 25 (Reuters) – Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its

May 26, 2019
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Defense

VT Halter Reveals New Coast Guard Icebreaker Details

Mississippi-based shipbuilder VT Halter Marine has provided new details on the $745 million contract for the design and construction of the United States’

May 8, 2019
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star supports Operation Deep Freeze 2018
Navy

VT Halter Marine Wins $745 Million Icebreaker Contract

Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, a contract for the Detail Design and Construction of the

April 24, 2019
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Friday, March 1, 2019
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Defense

FIRE IN ANTARCTIC OCEAN Aboard USCG’s Last Heavy Icebreaker

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator

March 1, 2019
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Australian icebreaker float out
Maritime News

Damen Floats Australian Icebreaker ‘Nuyina’

Dutch shipbuilding group Damen has announced the successful float-out of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at

September 24, 2018
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Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Defense

You Know About Harbor Pilots But WTF Is An Ice Pilot?

By Nick Ameen (USCG) Each year when the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star visits Antarctica, its crew faces a unique challenge. Creating a navigable channel

April 7, 2018
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Maritime News

Timelapse Video: Icebreaking LNG Carrier ‘Eduard Toll’ Transits the Northern Sea Route

Shortly after its official delivery last month, Teekay’s new icebreaking LNG carrier Eduard Toll made its way to complete both its first

February 13, 2018
Total Views: 138

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Arctech Helsinki Delivers Fourth and Final Multi-Functional Icebreaker to Russia’s SCF Group
Maritime News

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

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 29

Friday, February 2, 2018
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News

U.S., Canadian Coast Guard Renew to Icebreaking Partnership on Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway

The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard have renewed an icebreaking partnership in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway marine transportation system with the

February 2, 2018
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Friday, January 26, 2018
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Maritime News

First LNG Carrier to Hold Ice Class 1A Super Notation Named in Finland

The first LNG carrier to hold Ice Class 1A classification was named this week in Finland. The naming ceremony for the Coral EngergICE took place at the Port of

January 26, 2018
Total Views: 160

Friday, December 22, 2017
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Defense

Heavy Icebreaker USCGC ‘Polar Star’ Departs Honolulu on Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctica

 The United States’ only heavy icebreaker departed Honolulu on Friday bound for Antarctica as part of annual resupply mission for the U.S. Antarctic

December 22, 2017
Total Views: 61

Thursday, March 2, 2017
WATCH: Canada’s Icebreaking Hovercraft Sipu Muin
News

WATCH: Canada’s Icebreaking Hovercraft Sipu Muin

The CCGS Sipu Muin is a powerful, heavy hovercraft that is used for icebreaking on hard-to-access areas along the St. Lawrence River where conventional

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 305

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Russian Vessel Convoy Beset in Ice in Northeast Passage
News

Russian Vessel Convoy Beset in Ice in Northeast Passage

A Russian convoy of two bulk carriers and two icebreakers are stuck in ice in part of the Northeast Passage off northern Russia.  The two bulk carriers,

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 104

Monday, December 19, 2016
U.S. Coast Guard Kicks Off Great Lakes Ice-Breaking Operation
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Kicks Off Great Lakes Ice-Breaking Operation

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday kicked off its annual icebreaking operation in the Western Great Lakes after a cold arctic blast caused developing ice

December 19, 2016
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
US Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Gangway
USCG

Modern Cartographers Breaking Arctic Ice

by Lauren Steenson (USCG) Modern day explorers from Arctic nations  are setting their sights north to map the seabed and establish sovereign rights to

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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News

World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker Enters Service in Baltic Sea

The world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker entered service Tuesday commencing a contract with the Finnish Transport

November 1, 2016
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