Removable bow turns tugboat into icebreaker

A project with the potential to make any ice-strengthened vessel into an icebreaker (see earlier story) is moving right along. The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) has now converted the tugboat Calypso

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Vestdavit will supply Polar Security Cutter davits

Vestdavit Inc. has won a tender to supply shipbuilder Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Miss,. with marine davits for the U.S. Coast Guard’s new Polar Security Cutter (PSC). Two Vestdavit HNFE-5000 davit systems will

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Australia’s new icebreaker starts sea trials

The Australian Antarctic Program’s new icebreaker, the 160.3-meter RSV Nuyina, recently left the Netherlands port of Vlissingen to commence trials in the North Sea. The month-long sea trials phase marks an important