Russia aims to get 8 nuclear-powered icebreakers by 2030According to Vyacheslav Ruksha, Deputy Director General of Rosatom and Director of the Northern Sea Route Directorate, Russia's Arctic will need eight nuclear-powered icebreakers by 2030.
Christophe de Margerie completes its eastbound passage of the Northern Sea RouteSovcomflot, Russia's largest shipping firm, told its Arctic LNG carrier that Christophe de Margerie had completed its Northern Sea Route eastbound passage.
New icebreaker of Australia begins sea trialsRSV Nuyina, Australia's newly built icebreaker, has left the Dutch port of Vlissingen to begin trials in the North Sea.
Russia's Zvezda Shipbuilding cuts the steel for the lead Arctic LNG 2 tankerIn the ice-class ARC7 LNG tanker series, the Russian Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex said it had cut steel for the lead vessel.
Arktika arrived to its homeport MurmanskOn 12 October 2020, Project 22220's lead nuclear-powered icebreaker, the Arktika, completed the transition from Saint-Petersburg to its home port of Murmansk, according to the FSUE Atomflot press center.
Knud E Hansen introduced new icebreaking cruise shipA new 144-meter-long icebreaking expedition cruise ship concept with accommodation for up to 300 passengers in 150 cabins has been launched by the naval architecture and marine engineering firm Knud E. Hansen.
Canadaâ€™s Davie becomes the leader of icebreaker launchDavie, CanadianÂ builder of polar and ice-capable ships, today launched the National Icebreaker Center (NIC) reflecting its leadership role in rejuvenating Canada 's entire ice-breaking fleet under the National Shipbuilding Strategy.
Ice-breaking LNG carrier 'Vladimir Rusanov' makes first call at JapanIce-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov", which is jointly owned and operated by MOL and China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, made its first call at the LNG Terminal in Ohgishima, located inside Tokyo Bay in Japan, MOL said.
Zvezda to build worldâ€™s most powerful nuclear icebreakerThe Zvezda shipyard is working with Atomflot, a subsidiary of Russian nuclear group Rosatom, to build the icebreaker, which will help boost year-round commercial vessel traffic on the Northern Sea Route
Nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika to be deployedSea trials of Project 22220 's lead nuclear-powered icebreaker, the Arktika, are expected to be completed by July 2020.
Two Canadian shipyards to join forces for a polar icebreakerTwo Canadian shipyards have signedÂ a contract bid to deliver the next polar icebreaker under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) ofÂ Canada.
Russia to build most powerful nuclear icebreaker of the worldTwo Russian companies signed an agreement on Thursday to develop the world's most efficient nuclear icebreaker to help improve trade along a vital northern sea route to forge closer ties with Asia.
Vanino Seaport finished its icebreaker support periodUnderÂ Resolution No. 119/A of 29 March 2020 adopted by the captain of the Vanino Seaport the icebreaker support period at the Vanino Seaport and the approaches towards it ended on 30 March 2020,