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Friday, October 17, 2014
Video: Arctic Escort Aboard Canadian Icebreaker Pierre Radison
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Video: Arctic Escort Aboard Canadian Icebreaker Pierre Radison

Video from onboard Canadian Coast Guard's medium icebreaker, CCGS Pierre Radison, as she escorts the expedition-style cruise ship, National Geographic

October 17, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014
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Maritime News

Nordic Yards Launches Pair of Multi-Purpose Icebreakers for Russia’s Ministry of Transport

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich, On 21 September 2014, Nordic Yards launched two 7MW multipurpose salvage/icebreaker vessels, the Bering Strait and Murman from

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 119

Sunday, August 24, 2014
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Maritime News

Russian Icebreakers With Frickin’ Laser Beams

Polar bears now have more than melting ice to worry about. Russian state-owned optical technology company Shvabe Holding has created a ship-mounted laser

August 24, 2014
Total Views: 73

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Wärtsilä Engines to Power First Dual-Fuel Icebreaker
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Wärtsilä Engines to Power First Dual-Fuel Icebreaker

The world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker will be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines, the Finnish engine manufacturer announced

June 10, 2014
Total Views: 8

Friday, May 16, 2014
Coast Guard Cutter Katmai Bay (WTGB 101) Biscayne Bay (WTGB 104)
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U.S. Coast Guard Completes Largest Domestic Icebreaking Operation

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) reports today they have concluded Operation Taconite, the nation’s largest domestic ice operation which has enabled commercial

May 16, 2014
Total Views: 138

Monday, May 12, 2014
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Maritime News

Giant Whirling Ice Smashers

The Finnish Transport Agency’s new 19MW icebreaker ordered from Arctech Helsinki Shipyard this past February will be outfitted with three of ABB’s

May 12, 2014
Total Views: 13

Friday, May 9, 2014
Project 22220 Russian Icebreaker
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Baltic Shipyard Wins $2.4 Billion Icebreaker Tender

Baltic Shipyard (Baltiysky Zavod), a member of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation, has won an open tender to construct two additional Project 22220

May 9, 2014
Total Views: 86

Friday, April 18, 2014
Building the Baltika – the World’s First Oblique Icebreaker
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Building the Baltika – the World’s First Oblique Icebreaker

Built by Arctech Helsinki for the Russian Ministry of Transport, Baltika is the world’s first icebreaker built with an asymmetrical hull which allows it

April 18, 2014
Total Views: 17

Thursday, April 3, 2014
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Maritime News

Baltika Icebreaker Completes Sea Trials, Sans Ice

MV Baltika, a 7.5 MW icebreaker built to Russian Register of Shipping Class by OAO Shipyard Yantar and Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, has just completed sea

April 3, 2014
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
U.S. Polar Icebreaker Returns From Antarctic Deployment
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U.S. Polar Icebreaker Returns From Antarctic Deployment

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker, USCGC Polar Star, is set to return to her homeport of Seattle on Friday from the ship's first deployment to

March 19, 2014
Total Views: 27

Monday, February 17, 2014
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Arctech Helsinki and USC Joint Venture to Build New Finnish Icebreaker

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, in a joint venture with Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), signed a contract with the Finnish Transport Agency to

February 17, 2014
Total Views: 49

Thursday, January 23, 2014
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Maritime News

Russia-Finland JV Wins Tender to Build Dual Fuel Icebreaker

A joint venture between Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation and the Finnish branch of shipbuilding group STX Arctech Helsinki Shipyard  has won a

January 23, 2014
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Aurora Australis Icebreaker Reaches Australia with 52 Rescued Passengers
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Aurora Australis Icebreaker Reaches Australia with 52 Rescued Passengers

The 52 passengers rescued from a Russian expedition vessel that became stuck in an Antarctic ice floe over the holidays have reached Australia safe and

January 21, 2014
Total Views: 29

Monday, December 30, 2013
Blizzard Halts Icebreaker’s Bid To Rescue Stranded Ship Off Antarctica
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Blizzard Halts Icebreaker’s Bid To Rescue Stranded Ship Off Antarctica

Severe Antarctic weather was slowing an Australian icebreaker's bid to reach a Russian ship trapped in ice since Christmas eve with 74 people onboard, the

December 30, 2013
Total Views: 26

Sunday, December 29, 2013
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Maritime News

Cracking Ice Bodes Well For Antarctic Ship Rescue

Ice that has trapped a Russian ship with 74 people on board in Antarctica appeared to be cracking up on Sunday, raising hopes for a rescue as a powerful

December 29, 2013
Total Views: 4

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Ice Foils Rescue Of Russian Ship Stranded In Antarctica
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Ice Foils Rescue Of Russian Ship Stranded In Antarctica

SYDNEY/MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Chinese icebreaker trying to reach a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica has been halted by thick ice within sight of

December 28, 2013
Total Views: 17

Friday, December 27, 2013
Icebreakers Rush To Help Ship Trapped In Antarctic Ice – UPDATE
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Icebreakers Rush To Help Ship Trapped In Antarctic Ice – UPDATE

Three icebreakers are en route to an area off the coast of Antarctica to help free a vessel carrying 74 people, including a scientific expedition team, which

December 27, 2013
Total Views: 8

Thursday, December 12, 2013
“Sideways” Icebreaker Launched at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard
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“Sideways” Icebreaker Launched at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard

An innovative and somewhat strange new icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel has been launched at Arctech Helsinki

December 12, 2013
Total Views: 77

Monday, November 25, 2013
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Australian Icebreaker Beset in Heavy Pack Ice

The Australian Antarctic Division reports today that their icebreaker Aurora Australis is currently beset by heavy pack ice 180 nautical miles from Davis

November 25, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, November 18, 2013
Havyard to Design and Construct Icebreaker for Russian Shipowner
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Havyard to Design and Construct Icebreaker for Russian Shipowner

Norway's Havyard Group said Monday it has secured a contract for the design and construction of a new icebreaking AHTS for the Russian shipping company

November 18, 2013
Total Views: 100
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