Archive for the ‘Icebreakers’ Category

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days
The “Cristophe de “Margerie On 17 August 2017, the Sovcomflot-owned icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie successfully completed her first commercial voyage, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) from Norway to South Korea. During this voyage,...
August 23rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie docks at Sabetta Russia

Ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie docks at Sabetta Russia
Christophe de Margerie Unique ice-breaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie ready to serve Yamal LNG project Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker, has successfully berthed at the gas terminal at Sabetta Port in Russia, becoming the first vessel to do so. The vessel was...
March 30th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News | Read More

IMO – Polar Code, IGF Code have entered into force

IMO – Polar Code, IGF Code have entered into force
Milestone for polar protection as comprehensive new ship regulations come into force With more and more ships navigating in polar waters, IMO has moved to address international concern about the protection of the polar environment and the safety of seafarers and passengers with the introduction of...
January 3rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, IMO, Organisations | Read More

New supply vessel for Sakhalin-2 project launched

New supply vessel for Sakhalin-2 project launched
On 30 June 2016 a new ice-breaking supply vessel (IBSV) was launched for Sovcomflot as part of a long-term agreement with Sakhalin Energy.   This reinforced ice class vessel has deadweight of 3, 000 tonnes and an Azipod propulsion system with a power rating of 13 MW. The ship is due to be delivered in...
July 1st, 2016 | Environment, Icebreakers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB’s Azipod propulsion selected for first Chinese built icebreaker

ABB’s Azipod propulsion selected for first Chinese built icebreaker
An illustration of the icebreaker Azipod propulsion debuts on Chinese icebreaker market after being chosen to power polar science research vessel   Zurich, Switzerland, 12 May 2016 – ABB’s Azipod propulsion system will power a Chinese polar science research icebreaker, the first vessel of its...
May 12th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers | Read More

ABB modernization to extend service of 38-year-old Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker

ABB modernization to extend service of 38-year-old Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker
Upgrade includes improved connectivity and 8 new drives Zurich, Switzerland,  20 April 2016 – ABB will modernize a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, installing the latest hardware and software onboard the 38 year old Pierre Radisson   As part of the complete upgrade to the ship’s power distribution...
April 20th, 2016 | Icebreakers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Mark Preece brings specialist offshore expertise to HANSA HEAVY LIFT

Mark Preece brings specialist offshore expertise to HANSA HEAVY LIFT
Mark Preece New Senior Advisor role to help grow the global tramp carrier’s presence in the offshore and transportation and installation (T&I) sectors Hamburg, Germany,  Thursday, 21st January 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Mark Preece as its new Senior Advisor to help the company grow...
January 21st, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Company Profiles, Construction, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Supply ships | Read More

Wärtsilä enables two icebreakers to operate in super arctic conditions

Wärtsilä enables two icebreakers to operate in super arctic conditions
Ruselprom ice breaker Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 December 2015 at 10 am EET – Two new Aker Arctic designed icebreakers, under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard in Russia, will have their main power provided by Wärtsilä generating sets. The ships are being built for Gazprom Neft based in...
December 9th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Icebreakers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New support icebreaker in Antarctic featuring Wärtsilä propulsion machinery

New support icebreaker in Antarctic featuring Wärtsilä propulsion machinery
The new Polar Logistics Vessel will be powered by Wärtsilä machinery Wärtsilä Corporation,  23 November 2015 at 10.00 am EET – A new Polar Logistics Vessel being built for Terre Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (TAAF) and the French Polar Institute (IPEV), and which will be operated...
November 23rd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, Icebreakers, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen launched 2000 m³ ice class hopper dredger for Russian customer Rosmorport

Damen launched 2000 m³ ice class hopper dredger for Russian customer Rosmorport
From the launching ceremony First Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger in 30 years This month Damen Shipyards Group launched ice class Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers TSHD 2000 for Russian Port Agency FSUE “Rosmorport”. Song Thu Corporation shipyard in Da Nang, Vietnam is building the Damen TSHD 2000...
November 20th, 2015 | Communication, Environment, Health and Safety, Icebreakers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Weather | Read More

Bureau Veritas to class first ice-beaking LNG carriers

Bureau Veritas to class first ice-beaking LNG carriers
October 2015 The latest news and events are in this month’s VeriSTAR News Marine Bureau Veritas to class first ice-breaking LNG carriers Interview with Alpha Gas SA New generation LNG carriers Whipping and springing assessment Marine consultancy services Bureau...
October 22nd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Communication, Icebreakers, Press and Media, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

First Wärtsilä 31 engines selected for state-of-the-art icebreaker

First Wärtsilä 31 engines selected for state-of-the-art icebreaker
The new Wärtsilä 31 engine will power the icebreaker currently under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 October 2015 at 9.30 am EET – The recently introduced Wärtsilä 31 engine, which has been acknowledged by Guinness World Records as being the world’s...
October 9th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Company Profiles, Icebreakers, Markets, News | Read More

​​Polar Code infographic now available in six languages

​​Polar Code infographic now available in six languages
16/03/2015 The IMO infographic What does the polar code mean for ship safety?, focusing on the safety aspects of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), is now available to download in Arabic, Chinese, English French, Russian and Spanish. The Polar Code was adopted...
March 16th, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Books, Climate, Environment, Health and Safety, Icebreakers, IMO, News, Oceanology, Safety and Security | Read More

ABB generates record Azipod orders in 2014 on icegoing and cruise ships demand

ABB generates record Azipod orders in 2014 on icegoing and cruise ships demand
Growing cruise market and significant Arctic projects boost ABB’s marine solution sales.  Zurich, Switzerland,  21 January 2015 – ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has  received record levels of new orders for the marine part of the group’s business, driven by solid growth...
January 21st, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Trumpet with VesselsValue.com 26 Nov 2014

The Trumpet with VesselsValue.com 26 Nov 2014
Wednesday 26 November 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Capt. Kaizad Doctor presenting at Riviera Maritime Media’s Tanker Shipping & Trade Conference. Georgina Gavin and Alex Adamou at the Tradewinds...
November 26th, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Press and Media, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

The Trumpet 19 Nov 2014

The Trumpet 19 Nov 2014
Wednesday 19 November 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: Futurenautics VVQ: Congestion Seasure’s Demolition Report VV on Twitter and LinkedIn VV...
November 19th, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, HR, Icebreakers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines chosen to power Arc 7 design icebreaking LNG carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines chosen to power Arc 7 design icebreaking LNG carriers
The icebreaking LNG carriers for the Yamal LNG project will be equipped with Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines. Wärtsilä Corporation, 10 November 2014 at 10:00 am EET – The Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard in South Korea has ordered a total of 54 Wärtsilä dual fuel engines...
November 10th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Energy, Icebreakers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

VesselsValue.com 22 Oct 2014

VesselsValue.com 22 Oct 2014
Wednesday 22 October 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: BIMCO VV to speak at TST Conference Seasure’s Demolition Report Matt’s 30 Birthday Carnival...
October 22nd, 2014 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Conference Notes: Capital Link Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum AND Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Conference Notes: Capital Link Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum AND Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis introducing the London event and welcoming speakers and delegates Highlights from Capital Link’s 6th Annual Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum is now available on our website. Archive of the Forum’s audio webcast & presentation:http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2014derivatives/index.htmlConference...
October 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Arctic Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Events, Gas, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers | Read More

World’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

World’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
The new icebreaker built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency Wärtsilä Corporation, 10 June 2014 at 9.30 am EET – A new icebreaker being built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency will be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of operating...
June 10th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Icebreakers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The Swedish Club makes Arctic trade safer

The Swedish Club makes Arctic trade safer
Bulk carrier on frosted sea According to a new publication issued by the Swedish Club, operators transiting the polar regions are not always fully prepared for the unique challenges that they will face.  Yet informing their P&I Club and Underwriter allows the owner to get access to hands-on advice...
May 28th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Icebreakers, Marine Insurance, News, Oceanology, P and I Clubs | Read More

ICS meets with ministers to discuss Arctic shipping

ICS meets with ministers to discuss Arctic shipping
Masamichi Morooka At a Summit in Oslo yesterday the 5 June, Board Members of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) met with Ministers from major shipping nations and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to discuss Arctic Shipping. The Oslo 2013 Maritime Summit,...
June 6th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, News | Read More

Aker Arctic brings heavy duty Oblique Ice Breaker to market

Aker Arctic brings heavy duty Oblique Ice Breaker to market
With construction underway on the first ever Oblique Icebreaker, research specialist Aker Arctic Technology  has unveiled a new version of the unique vessel type that will bring ice management and pollution control in thick first year ice to a new level.  The first ARC 100  is due delivery to the...
May 9th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers | Read More