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  • 10 January 2017
    Vessels

    Arctia’s LNG-fueled icebreaker Polaris entered service on Monday, January 9, joining icebreakers Otso and Kontio that have been in service since early December 2016.

  • 4 February 2019
    Vessels

    Arctia’s LNG-fueled icebreaker Polaris completed the first LNG bunkering operation at the Tornio LNG facility. 

  • 30 January 2018
    Vessels

    Arctia’s LNG-fueled icebreaker Polaris on Tuesday departed the base in Finland’s capital Helsinki and is on its way to the Bothnian Bay in the Baltic Sea to start its icebreaking duty. This is the vessels’ second icebreaking season. Polaris departed Helsinki as the Finnish icebreaking season’s third icebreaker. Icebreakers Kontio and Otso already assist vessels in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 16 March 2012

    A fortnight ago, seven Greenpeace activists lead by Lucy Lawless, the TV star famous for her role in “Xena: Warrior Princess” TV series boarded Shell’s drillship in New Zealand to prevent it from sailing away towards Alaska to begin drilling in the Chukchi Sea. After having been onboard for two days, the activists were arrested and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Vessels

    Arctia’s LNG-fueled icebreaker Polaris that entered service on Monday has bunkered liquefied natural gas at Skangas’ LNG terminal in Pori.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 14 February 2019
    Vessels

    Finish energy company Gasum said it has supplied liquefied natural gas fuel to Arctia’s Polaris, the world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker at its two facilities in January and February.

  • 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 […]