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  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Arctia Shipping, the Finland-based global specialist in icebreaking and Arctic operations, has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC).   ” Arctia brings extensive maritime experience and expertise in ice and Arctic operations to the WOC and adds significantly to the number of important firms with Arctic activities distinguishing themselves as members of […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finland’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy has outlined the future of the wholly state-owned company Arctia Shipping Ltd., saying that all of the company’s vessels must be replaced by 2029 for the total investment of EUR 1 billion (USD 1.25bn).  The outline is based on a joint draft by the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Vessels

    Arctech Helsinki Shipyard on Friday held a naming ceremony for the dual-fueled 110 metres long icebreaker currently under construction.

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish icebreakers of Arctia Shipping, MSV Nordica and MSV Fennica, are returning home from their duties as ice management vessels in the Chukchi Sea which enabled ships to go through a shorter, time and fuel saving route through Canadian arctic archipelago, the Northwest Passage. Riku Kiili and Cayetana Ruiz de Almiron de Andres of Aker Arctic joined the voyage […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Vessels

    Arctech Helsinki Shipyard on Friday said that the Finnish LNG-powered icebreaker Polaris has set out to sea trials.

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Engineer Association and the Finnish Seamen Union canceled their previously announced industrial action in support of the icebreaker crew strike, after the unions reached an agreement with Finnish shipowners Wednesday evening. The unions said that they cancelled the announced strike that could have affected hundreds of thousands of Easter travelers after their demand for […]

  • 23 June 2016

    Finnish LNG-powered icebreaker Polaris, recently bunkered liquefied natural gas at Helsinki’s Vuosaari Harbour before setting off for its first sea trial on LNG, Skangas said.

  • 28 September 2016
    Vessels

    Arctech Helsinki Shipyard on Wednesday said it has delivered the LNG-powered icebreaker Polaris to its owner, the Finnish Transport Agency.

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipbuilder Arctech Helsinki Shipyard held a naming ceremony today for the new-generation icebreaker named Polaris. The nearly 110 metres long icebreaker will be powered by both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG), which will significantly reduce both carbon emissions and fuel costs. Upon completion, Polaris will be the most environmentally friendly icebreaker in the […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish icebreaker chartered to Royal Dutch Shell, MSV Fennica, will transit to Portland for repairs before returning to Alaskan waters for her operational duties, the vessel’s owner Arctia Shipping informed. The vessel was supposed to head for the Arctic on July 3rd, loaded with a capping stack that would be used to seal a well in case […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish icebreaker chartered to Royal Dutch Shell, MSV Fennica, will transit to Portland for repairs before returning to Alaskan waters for her operational duties, the vessel’s owner Arctia Shipping informed. The vessel was supposed to head for the Arctic on July 3rd, loaded with a capping stack that would be used to seal a well in case […]

  • 26 March 2015

    Finnish Engineer Association and the Finnish Seamen Union revealed plans to enter into strike on Thursday 2nd of April at 14:00. The action is being taken as a sign of support to the strike of the union members working on Finnish ice-breakers. Crews of the Finnish icebreakers have been negotiating the terms of a new […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä will supply two Finnish icebreakers with catalytic converters designed to significantly reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides, which are harmful to the environment and to human health. The ships will also be converted to enable the use of Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel fuel. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been contracted by Finland-based […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Wärtsilä will supply two Finnish icebreakers with catalytic converters designed to significantly reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides, which are harmful to the environment and to human health. The ships will also be converted to enable the use of Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel fuel. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been contracted by Finland-based […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    TUI Cruises’ New Mein Schiff 1 put to the test before delivery.

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    On February 2, icebreaker Polaris refueled for the first time at the LNG terminal in Tornio.

  • 24 October 2011

    Wärtsilä will supply two Finnish icebreakers with catalytic converters designed to significantly reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides, which are harmful to the environment and to human health. The ships will also be converted to enable the use of Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel fuel. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been contracted by Finland-based […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, the Port of Tallinn signed 50 million euro agreement with Finnish shipping company Arctia for the purchase of icebreaking vessel MSV Botnica. “We are planning to finance the purchase with a short-term loan from a commercial bank,” says Marko Raid, the CFO of Port of Tallinn. In longer term the Port of Tallinn […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has announced it will class the first-of-its-kind Arctic Containment System (ACS), which will serve all exploration activities in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas offshore Alaska. The ACS will be deployed in June 2012. ABS explains that a modular oil containment system will be installed on the deck of the […]

  • 9 March 2018

    Bulk carrier Glory Hongkong sprung a leak while on its way to St Petersburg.

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered icebreaker Polaris was delivered to the Finnish Transport Agency on September 28, according to the Finland-based shipbuilder Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. Arctech Helsinki Shipyard delivered the most powerful newcomer in the Finnish Icebreaker fleet, icebreaker Polaris, to the Finnish Transport Agency on September 28th, 2016. Upon delivery, the 9,300 gross ton ship was handed over to […]

  • 27 July 2012

    To meet the challenge, Vigor has been aggressively building its capital assets and investing in workforce development. The shipbuilder and industrial fabricator sees itself as well placed to take advantage of opportunities arising in construction and repair of Arctic fleets, Pacific Northwest ferries and commercial vessels. “There is a resurgence of the marine industry in […]