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  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Two US bird conservation groups have filed a lawsuit in a federal court over the proposed Icebreaker Wind offshore wind project in Lake Erie, Ohio. The Icebreaker offshore wind project will comprise six MHI Vestas turbines with a nameplate capacity rating of 3.45MW located some 10 miles offshore Cleveland. Construction could start by 2021, and once […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” icebreaking fleet started providing icebreaking assistance to vessels in ice conditions in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland. Fifteen icebreakers will provide icebreaking assistance to vessels suring navigation of 2012-2013. They comprise 14 diesel-electrical icebreakers and 1 atomic icebreaker. At present 3 of 15 icebreakers started working. Other vessels of […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Russian shipbuilder Vyborg Shipyard PJSC, a corporate member of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, has delivered the newly-built icebreaker Murmansk, project 21900 М. The icebreaker was built by Vyborg Shipyard PJSC in collaboration with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, by order of Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport of Russian Federation. Under the terms of contract signed in […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Transport Agency is procuring a new icebreaker to replace the old icebreaking fleet. The chosen shipyard to build the icebreaker was Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Oy. Tendering process was carried out according to the public procurement regulation. The shipbuilding contract is planned to be sign by the end of this year and building of […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Baltic Shipyard, in the presence of FSUE Atomflot’s Director Vyacheslav Ruksha, has conducted a steel cutting ceremony for icebreaker LK-60, marking the official start of construction of the Project 22220. According to the company’s press release this icebreaker will have the overall power of 60 MW with variable draught (from 8,5 m to 10,5 m) and will be […]

  • 10 October 2012

    Vigor Shipyards, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA-02) have called on the U.S. Congress to preserve the nation’s only operational heavy duty icebreaker, the Polar Sea. Unless Congress acts, the Polar Sea is scheduled to be dismantled in 2013. Cantwell and Larsen are urging the House to adopt language on […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has signed a plan approval agreement for a novel multipurpose nuclear-powered icebreaker with CKB ‘Iceberg’, JSC. As compared to the previous generation of Arctic icebreakers, the new nuclear-powered icebreaker features enhanced performance characteristics: power increased by 20% up to 60 MW and displacement increased by 1.7 times. Owing to […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Efficient and cost-effective icebreaker assistance is a critical factor affecting the competitiveness of Finland’s economy and foreign trade. It is the responsibility of the Finnish Transport Agency to provide the operating framework for winter navigation and to ensure effective year-round seaborne transports. The Finnish icebreaking capacity will decrease in the next few years. In order […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Baltiysky Zavod, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, yesterday held a keel laying ceremony for the new generation nuclear icebreaker of Project 22220. When finished, the icebreaker LK-60 will be the largest and most powerful icebreaker in the world with an approximate lifespan of 40 years. As Rosatom (Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation) reports, the icebreaker will have the […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has signed a plan approval agreement for a novel multipurpose nuclear-powered icebreaker with CKB ‘Iceberg’, JSC. As compared to the previous generation of Arctic icebreakers, the new nuclear-powered icebreaker features enhanced performance characteristics: power increased by 20% up to 60 MW and displacement increased by 1.7 times. Owing to […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Baltiysky Zavod shipyard on March 26th started cutting metal for a 25-mW icebreaker valued at RUR 7.9 bln. JSC Baltiysky Zavod – Shipbuilding began metal cutting for a Project 22600 new-generation multifunctional diesel-electric icebreaker LK-25. The keel laying is scheduled on June 22, 2012. The icebreaker must be delivered to the customer in 2015. The […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The official keel laying ceremony for the icebreaker of the project 21900M took place at ОАО Vyborg Shipyard on October 17th 2012. Construction of the ship is carried out within the Federal Target Program “Development of Transport System in Russia (2010 – 2015)”. Under the agreement signed in late August, RS will perform survey during construction […]

  • 6 August 2012

    United Shipbuilding Corporation, its subsidiary Baltiysky Zavod JSC (Baltic Shipyard), has won the contract worth $1.6 Bln for the construction of icebreaker LK-60 of 22220 Project with the capacity of 60 MW. To successfully operate in the Arctic, Russia is constantly developing and improving atomic icebreaking fleet which represents the key element of the Northern Sea Route […]

  • 7 August 2012

    United Shipbuilding Corporation, its subsidiary Baltiysky Zavod JSC (Baltic Shipyard), has won the contract worth $1.6 Bln for the construction of icebreaker LK-60 of 22220 Project with the capacity of 60 MW. To successfully operate in the Arctic, Russia is constantly developing and improving atomic icebreaking fleet which represents the key element of the Northern Sea Route […]

  • 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 November 2013

    The Finnish Transport Agency is procuring a new icebreaker to replace the old icebreaking fleet. The chosen shipyard to build the icebreaker was Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Oy. Tendering process was carried out according to the public procurement regulation. The shipbuilding contract is planned to be sign by the end of this year and building of […]

  • 14 May 2013

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is to introduce new requirements in its Rules, concerning ships operating in Arctic seas. The requirements refer to damage trim and stability calculations to be made for the case of ship damage. The enforcement of the new requirements is planned for 2014. “The development of Arctic deposits will require […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2010

    The cold weather in Denmark and the fact that the fleet of icebreakers have a five-day readiness period has fuelled the debate on the governmental icebreaker service, which is paid by the Danish ports and their costumers. The Association of Danish Ports has again raised their voice, claiming that it is unfair to pay an […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 16, the Finnish Transport Agency signed a contract with Aker Arctic Technology Inc for the design of the new icebreaker for the Finnish Government. Aker Arctic in cooperation with ILS Oy will design the vessel and prepare the technical documents needed to arrange the tender for its construction in compliance, take responsibility over […]

  • 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.

  • 28 March 2012

    Baltiysky Zavod shipyard on March 26th started cutting metal for a 25-mW icebreaker valued at RUR 7.9 bln. JSC Baltiysky Zavod – Shipbuilding began metal cutting for a Project 22600 new-generation multifunctional diesel-electric icebreaker LK-25. The keel laying is scheduled on June 22, 2012. The icebreaker must be delivered to the customer in 2015. The […]