Loaded with research equipment and international scientists, the RV Polarstern icebreaker is steaming towards the central Arctic, searching for the perfect parking spot next to an ice floe.
We bring to you our pick of the 5 biggest ice breaker ships of the year 2011. Check out what is it that gives these ships immense power to go through thick layers of ice.
In an important milestone in the build of the ASRV Nuyina for the Australian government’s Antarctic Division, DMC has completed the supply and installation of a number of critical systems.
Here are some amazing pictures taken by Sergey Dolya onboard Russian Arktika-class nuclear ice breaker in the North Pole.
Despite slightly warmer temperatures recently, Coast Guard ice breaking crews remain busy on the Hudson River keeping a path open for commercial vessels and breaking free those beset by the ice.
The DeltaBreaker design combines the features of tug, icebreaker and pusher with some added functionalities on top of that.
U.S.C.G Sector Sault Sainte Marie commenced Operation Taconite Monday in response to developing ice conditions.
The Otso ice breaker commissioned by the Finnish maritime authority during the early 1980s is a revolutionary ice-breaking vessel assigned to carry out extensive operations near major Finnish harbors.
Umiak I is a one-of-its-kind ice breaking bulk carrier vessel. This powerful icebreaker has been designed to operate in the frozen oceanic route through the Arctic. It is said that the ship carries an engine which is biggest in Canada.