Australian Antarctic Division Modernisation Manager, said the steel cutting is the first tangible step of the ship build and it’s a momentous occasion.
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.
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“Kronprins Haakon”, the oceanographic icebreaker which Fincantieri is building for the Norwegian government, has been launched at the shipyard in Muggiano.
Teekay LNG Partners‘ first icebreaker LNG newbuilding was launched on Saturday January 21.
Finland’s newest icebreaker Polaris is ready to enter service for icebreaking pursuant to a contract between Arctia and the FTA begins on Tuesday 1 November 2016.
Today the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg (part of United Shipbuilding Corporation) laid the keel of Ural, Project 22220’s second series-produced nuclear icebreaker. The icebreaker’s body is to be built entirely from shipbuilding steel supplied by OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (“MMK”).
In early July about 20 persons of staff were taken on board of the icebreaker in the port of Vladivostok.
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