The Canadian Coast Guard announced on 6 May 2021 that two Polar icebreakers will join its fleet to enhance Canada’s Arctic presence and provide critical services to Canadians.
Tag Archives : Arctic
06 Feb 2021
Admiral Karl Schultz, USCG, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard responds to a question submitted by Naval News on the possibility of ice-strengthened Cutters for Arctic Operations.
07 Jan 2021
The U.S. Department of the Navy released its strategic blueprint for the Arctic titled a "Blue Arctic". The document delivers an outline for the next two decades and provides strategic guidance on how the Department will apply naval power in the Arctic Region. It is no "revolution" however, as explained to Naval News by Timothy Choy, a specialist in Arctic and Maritime Security issues.
18 Sep 2020
The Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika has completed sea trials in the Gulf of Finland and returned to the outfitting quay of the Baltic Shipyard, the Defense Ministry’s press office said.
26 Aug 2020
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20) suffered a fire in one of the ship’s main propulsion motors Aug. 18 while underway for operations in the Arctic.
17 Aug 2020
GE press release GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP) for the AOPS ...
02 Aug 2020
Russia's Vyborg Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony on 25 July for the "Purga" ice-class coast guard ship of project 23550, the enterprise said. The vessel is intended for the border guard service of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation.
08 Jul 2020
Zvezda Shipyard in Bolshoi Kamen in the Far East began to cut metal for the first Leader-class nuclear icebreaker of project 10510. It has been ordered by Rosatom nuclear corporation, the Atomflot Company said.