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 : Icebreaker
04 Feb 2021
Davie, Canada’s premier builder of Polar and ice-capable ships, today welcomed GE as a strategic partner in its Polar Icebreaker program, which is the flagship of Canada’s National Icebreaker Centre (NIC).
26 Nov 2020
After her arrival in the Netherlands at the end of August, Australia’s icebreaker RSV Nuyina is commencing her seatrials in the North Sea.
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.
31 Aug 2020
Damen has been working on the Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) since 2016. A floating laboratory icebreaker that will carry out research in the Southern Oceans and around Antarctica. After the initial construction of RSV Nuyina at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, the ship is now undertaking final commissioning tests and being prepared for sea trials in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
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.
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.
25 Jun 2020
The Arktika lead nuclear icebreaker of project 22220 sailed out from Baltic Shipyard for the final stage of sea trials, the enterprise said.