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  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Korea-based shipyard DSME has floated out the world’s first ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier constructed for Russian shipping company SCF Group. Built at DSME’s Okpo Shipyard in Geoje, the 172,600-cbm vessel is the first of fifteen new LNG carriers hired to work on the USD 30 billion Yamal LNG project in the Russian Arctic. The vessel, […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Hyundai Heavy Industries​, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today announced the completion of the final performance test for a model ship of 190,000 DWT ice-breaking iron ore carriers at Institute for Ocean Technology in Canada. When the actual 190,000 DWT iron ore carrier is built, the iron ore carrier will be the world’s largest ice-breaking […]

  • 24 August 2011

    Hyundai Heavy Industries​, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today announced the completion of the final performance test for a model ship of 190,000 DWT ice-breaking iron ore carriers at Institute for Ocean Technology in Canada. When the actual 190,000 DWT iron ore carrier is built, the iron ore carrier will be the world’s largest ice-breaking commercial […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Vessels

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) named the ice-breaking LNG carrier, Nikolay Urvantsev, jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping Corporation at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DSME has simultaneously named four ice-breaking LNG carriers at its Okpo Shipyard.

  • 12 November 2015
    Vessels

    South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering completed an impact test for the ice-breaking LNG carriers on order at its Okpo shipyard.

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal Niestern Sander shipyard and a joint-venture between Mercury Sakhalin and Pola have signed an agreement for the construction of the world’s first shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel.

  • 5 June 2017
    Vessels

    Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker has officially been named on June 3, at the Bronka deepwater port in St Petersburg.

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    DSME held a naming ceremony for an ice-breaking LNG carrier, jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping.

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s MOL and China COSCO Shipping Corporation name their first Yamal ice-breaking LNG carrier Vladimir Rustanov.

  • 4 January 2018

    USCG cutters freed multiple vessels beset by ice in western Lake Erie and the St. Clair River, on January 3 and 4.

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard ice breakers are continuing to create pathways for commercial shippers throughout the Great Lakes region including the St. Lawrence Seaway, which connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. The St. Lawrence Seaway officially opened to shipping on Monday, while the Welland Canal, which connects lakes Ontario […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Yards, leading provider of large-scale maritime projects, has signed a contract for the construction of two ice-breaking rescue and salvage vessels. The client is the Russian Ministry of Transport. Owing to their ice-breaking capabilities, the vessels will operate on the northern polar sea route in the Arctic, namely in the region of Murmansk, and […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Vessels

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and China COSCO Shipping named their first jointly-owned Arctic LNG carrier set to serve the Yamal LNG project, at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering shipyard.

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ice-Breaking LNG carrier Vladimir Rusanov loads its first cargo at the Yamal LNG Plant, Sabetta Port, Russia.

  • 19 June 2007

    SHI on June 20 held a successful launching ceremony for their iceㅡbreaking oil tanker, which will become the first iceㅡbreaking tanker in the world. This is the first ship among the three 70,000ㅡton iceㅡbreaking oil tankers that were commissioned to build in November 2005 by Sovcomflot, a Russian stateㅡowned shipping company.

  • 31 March 2017

    Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker, has become the first vessel to dock at Yamal LNG’s terminal at Sabetta Port in Russia. The LNG carrier sailed through a new route that could open the ice-bound Arctic Ocean to ships carrying LNG and oil. The vessel was designed to order for Sovcomflot, specifically […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Vessels

    The ice-breaking LNG carrier Vladimir Rusanov, jointly owned by MOL and China COSCO Shipping is scheduled to deliver a Yamal LNG cargo to the UK at the end of the week. 

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The keel-laying of two ice-breaking and salvage ships took place yesterday at Nordic Yards in Wismar. In the presence of the Russian customer and other guests, two of the first sections of each vessel, construction numbers 217 and 218, were laid on blocks. After the flame-cutting on September 23rd, keel-laying marks the next milestone in […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Speaking yesterday at the 5th Arctic Shipping North America Conference, Thomas Paterson, a Senior Vice-President of Fednav Limited, announced the placing of an order with Sumitomo Corporation and Universal Shipbuilding Corporation, Japan, for the design and construction of an ice-breaking bulk carrier with a design deadweight of 25,000 tonnes to service the transportation contract referred […]

  • 20 June 2012

    At Royal Niestern Sander in Delfzijl, the Ice-Breaking Multipurpose Support Vessel Sanaborg for Wagenborg Offshore is being finished. Delivery is scheduled in early August. The Sanaborg and the forthcoming Serkeborg (launched June 28 with delivery early September) are the first of a series of icebreakers suitable for shallow waters, that are deployed in the Caspian […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Nordic Yards, leading provider of large-scale maritime projects, has signed a contract for the construction of two ice-breaking rescue and salvage vessels. The client is the Russian Ministry of Transport. Owing to their ice-breaking capabilities, the vessels will operate on the northern polar sea route in the Arctic, namely in the region of Murmansk, and […]