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Saturday, August 20, 2016
US Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Gangway
Defense

From The Deck Of An Icebreaker – First Hand Account Of Life Aboard the USCGC Healy

by Ken Cook (USCG) At 420 feet long and 82 feet wide, the Coast Guard Cutter Healy is the Coast Guard’s largest cutter. Onboard you’ll find an impressive

August 20, 2016
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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Defense

U.S. Shipbuilders: Shipyards Capable of Building Next Generation of Polar Icebreakers

In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Matthew Paxton, President of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA)

July 12, 2016
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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker ‘Polaris’
News

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker ‘Polaris’

The world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker left the Arctech Helsinki Shipyard in Finland on its first set of sea trials last month to test the

May 12, 2016
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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica
Maritime News

Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica

Australia’s most powerful icebreaker Aurora Australis remains aground in Antarctica near Mawson station after the ship broke free from its

February 25, 2016
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Blizzard Forces Aurora Australis Icebreaker Aground in Antarctica
Maritime News

Blizzard Forces Aurora Australis Icebreaker Aground in Antarctica

Update: Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica Australia’s flagship icebreaker Aurora Australis has run aground in Antarctica after it

February 24, 2016
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
U.S. Coast Guard Moves Forward with New Icebreakers
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Moves Forward with New Icebreakers

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday released a proposed acquisition timeline and requirements for two new

January 13, 2016
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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – Russia’s Newest Icebreaker, MV Murmansk
Maritime News

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. 

December 30, 2015
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Sunday, November 22, 2015
US Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Gangway
USCG

“A New Heavy Icebreaker Is Essential” Claim Great Lakes Senators

United States Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Homeland Security calling for robust funding in

November 22, 2015
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Friday, October 30, 2015
Australia Reveals Details of New Antarctic Icebreaker
Maritime News

Australia Reveals Details of New Antarctic Icebreaker

The Australian Government has provided details of Australia’s new state-of-the-art icebreaker set to replace the Aurora Australis as the flagship of

October 30, 2015
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Monday, October 5, 2015
Russia and United States Square Off Over Arctic
Maritime News

Russia and United States Square Off Over Arctic

  By David Axe Oct 5 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s recent trip to Alaska helped draw attention to global climate change – and to

October 5, 2015
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Friday, October 2, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Takes Over USCG Instagram
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Takes Over USCG Instagram

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy took over the Coast Guard’s Instagram this week while exploring the Arctic Ocean. Here’s a look at some of the

October 2, 2015
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Sanctioned Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Hopes for Icebreaker Zeal in Arctic
News

Sanctioned Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Hopes for Icebreaker Zeal in Arctic

  By Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI, Sept 15 (Reuters) – On a sunny day on the Helsinki seafront, sparks fly from steel welding at the bustling Arctech

September 15, 2015
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Huntington Ingalls Wants Dibs on Obama’s Icebreakers
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Huntington Ingalls Wants Dibs on Obama’s Icebreakers

  WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc, which builds aircraft carriers and U.S. Navy warships, on Tuesday said it was

September 1, 2015
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President Obama Wants More Heavy Icebreakers
Maritime News

President Obama Wants More Heavy Icebreakers

  By Roberta Rampton ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept 1 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a faster timetable for buying a new heavy

September 1, 2015
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Russia Lays Keel for Giant Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker
News

Russia Lays Keel for Giant Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

  Russia’s state-owned Baltic Shipyard (Baltijskiy Zavod-Sudostroyenie) has hosted the keel laying ceremony for a nuclear-powered icebreaker being

May 27, 2015
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
baltika aker arctic
Maritime News

Russia’s Oblique Icebreaker “Baltika” Tested in Arctic Ice

Baltika, the first ship ever built with an asymmetric hull form, demonstrated what she was designed to do while conducting full scale ice trials recently. The

April 14, 2015
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Launches Russian Icebreaker
Maritime News

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Launches Russian Icebreaker

Finnish shipyard Arctech Helsinki on Wednesday celebrated the launch of a new icebreaker being built for the Russian government. The vessel, named

March 25, 2015
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Monday, March 16, 2015
Watch: Antarctic Dive Ops with USCGC Polar Star
Maritime News

Watch: Antarctic Dive Ops with USCGC Polar Star

Members of the military dive team assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Polar Star, inspect the cutter’s propellers while it is hove-to in

March 16, 2015
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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News

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Visits Baltic Shipyard

Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin paid a visit to Baltic Shipyard (Baltiysky Zavod) today to witness the progress being made on two nuclear

March 11, 2015
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Sunday, February 15, 2015
USCG Icebreaker Frees Fishing Vessel Near Antarctica [PHOTOS]
News

USCG Icebreaker Frees Fishing Vessel Near Antarctica [PHOTOS]

The crew of the USCGC Polar Star freed an Australian fishing vessel from thick pack ice Friday night approximately 900 miles northwest of McMurdo Sound,

February 15, 2015
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