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News, 12/27/2013

Finnish icebreakers clear a polar path

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icebreaker, Sampo, shipping, Aker Arctic Technology, AARC, Arctic Ocean, Canada, China, Russia, Finland, port, liquefied natural gas, oil, Arctic researchThe icebreaker “Sampo” plies the Baltic Sea, where Finland’s icebreaking expertise began, leaving a channel behind it near the northern city of Kemi. (The vessel is named after the mysterious source of power in the Finnish national epic “Kalevala.”)

Finnish ice technology is held in high regard all over the world. As activities in the Arctic increase and the Northern Sea Route opens up for traffic, all while environmental regulations become tighter, the demand for high-quality icebreakers and ice-strengthened cargo ships rises.

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Updated 12/27/2013


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