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Along with the Nordica, its sister vessel MSV Fennica has served in ice management tasks in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in 2007 and from 2012 to 2015. Arctia's converted IB Otso has worked on the north-eastern coast of Greenland. The need for icebreaking services is one of the many things that ...
To be known as the DeltaBreaker, the design combines features of both conventional and pusher tug (with ice-breaking capabilities), it also comes with other ... A similar reference, also for Finnish principles is the 116m LOA icebreaker Fennica which, with Aquamaster thrusters, carries a tug supply vessel ...

Blue steel This image, by photographer Mark Power, is part of an upcoming book celebrating those steely Arctic workhorses: icebreakers. In 2002, Power spent ten days aboard the Finnish icebreakers Kontio and Fennica. Here, Fennica tows a Dutch tanker through the Bay of Bothnia, which is often frozen ...
“It remains our view that protesters who attempted to block the passage of the MSV Fennica in Portland did so with flagrant disregard for the law and the judicial system -- unnecessarily placing everyone involved at an extreme risk of harm,” said Curtis Smith, spokesman for Shell. Greenpeace, meanwhile ...
Meanwhile, kayakers filled the Willamette River to further block the Fennica's escape route. By mid-day on Thursday, June 30, a couple hundred self-identified “kayaktavists” gathered under the bridge, as protesters continued to hang hundreds of feet in the air. Protesters held signs proclaiming #ShellNo, ...
Fennica, a Finnish state-owned multi-purpose icebreaker, took part in charting the seabed outside the north-eastern coast of Greenland in September, 2011. ... Finland could account for at least 30 per cent of the work involved in building new icebreakers for the United States, Ulla Lainio, the director of the ...

The United States is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. Unlike one would gather from domestic discussions, the U.S. is not alone. The global fleet of about 110 icebreakers is aging rapidly, and other Western nations with icebreaking needs such as Canada, Finland ...
The United States is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. Unlike one would gather from domestic discussions, the U.S. is not alone. The global fleet of about 110 icebreakers is aging rapidly, and other Western nations with icebreaking needs such as Canada, Finland ...
Two Finnish icebreakers sailed into Nuuk's harbour Oct. 31, ending a successful late-season west to east transit of the Northwest Passage. The Fennica, a multipurpose icebreaker and platform supply vessel, and the Nordica, also equipped with a 160-ton crane, entered the Dolphin and Union Strait ...
A tear in MSV Fennica's hull has put Portland in the spotlight. For 40 hours, Greenpeace protestors suspended from St. Johns Bridge and paddled in kayaks below. The activists hoped that by stopping Shell's icebreaking ship from leaving the Swan Island dry dock, they could delay the company's Arctic ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Chanting “Shell no! We won't go!” and “Keep the oil in the ground, keep the Arctic safe and sound!” a number of kayaktivists gathered on the Willamette River to protest Arctic oil drilling. The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica arrived in Portland for repairs after it was ...
Climate change activists in Portland are planning to take to the water in kayaks to engage in civil disobedience when an ice-breaking vessel working for the the Royal Dutch ... The ship, the MSV Fennica, is part of the fleet Shell plans to use to explore for oil and gas this summer in Alaska's Chukchi Sea.
But it was unclear whether federal regulators would allow the activity, since the damaged vessel was supposed to keep ice from intruding on Shell's planned drill site and supply equipment in case of an emergency. The decision ends a week-long drama over the fate of the MSV Fennica, after a meter-long ...
WASHINGTON — Shell's drive to resume Arctic drilling this summer has hit another speed bump, with the discovery of a hole in the hull of an ice management vessel meant to safeguard the company's operations in the Chukchi Sea. The MSV Fennica was on its way from Dutch Harbor, Alaska to the ...
To be known as the DeltaBreaker, the design combines features of both conventional and pusher tug (with ice-breaking capabilities), it also comes with other ... A similar reference, also for Finnish principles is the 116m LOA icebreaker Fennica which, with Aquamaster thrusters, carries a tug supply vessel ...
Blue steel This image, by photographer Mark Power, is part of an upcoming book celebrating those steely Arctic workhorses: icebreakers. In 2002, Power spent ten days aboard the Finnish icebreakers Kontio and Fennica. Here, Fennica tows a Dutch tanker through the Bay of Bothnia, which is often frozen ...
Shell contracted a 381-foot-long ship, named MSV Fennica, to blast through ... River to try and prevent the departure of a Shell Oil icebreaker.

Fennica, a Finnish state-owned multi-purpose icebreaker, took part in charting the seabed outside the north-eastern coast of Greenland in ...
The European Parliament rejected a total ban on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic on Thursday, but endorsed a pushback against exploration in the region's “icy” waters. Lawmakers voted 414-180 to reject the non-binding motion calling for the European Commission and member states to work with ...
The first ever natural gas-powered icebreaker, dubbed Polaris, set off for the Bay of Bothnia from Katajanokka harbour in Helsinki on Monday ...
The United States is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. Unlike one would gather from domestic ...
The Fennica, a multipurpose icebreaker and platform supply vessel, and the Nordica, also equipped with a 160-ton crane, entered the Dolphin ...
The activists hoped that by stopping Shell's icebreaking ship from leaving the Swan Island dry dock, they could delay the company's Arctic ...
The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica arrived in Portland for ... meeting, the kayaktivists plan to deploy banners near the Fennica.
The ship, the MSV Fennica, is part of the fleet Shell plans to use to explore for oil and gas this summer in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. It gashed its ...
The decision ends a week-long drama over the fate of the MSV Fennica, after a meter-long gash appeared in its hull July 3, soon after it ...
The MSV Fennica was on its way from Dutch Harbor, Alaska to the ... of the 29 vessels in Shell's Arctic fleet, which includes another icebreaker, ...
Shell contracted a 381-foot-long ship, named MSV Fennica, to blast through ... River to try and prevent the departure of a Shell Oil icebreaker.
Fennica, a Finnish state-owned multi-purpose icebreaker, took part in charting the seabed outside the north-eastern coast of Greenland in ...
The European Parliament rejected a total ban on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic on Thursday, but endorsed a pushback against exploration in ...
The first ever natural gas-powered icebreaker, dubbed Polaris, set off for the Bay of Bothnia from Katajanokka harbour in Helsinki on Monday ...
The United States is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. Unlike one would gather from domestic ...
The Fennica, a multipurpose icebreaker and platform supply vessel, and the Nordica, also equipped with a 160-ton crane, entered the Dolphin ...
The Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette river under the remaining protesters hanging from the St John's bridge, ...
The activists hoped that by stopping Shell's icebreaking ship from leaving the Swan Island dry dock, they could delay the company's Arctic ...
The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica arrived in Portland for ... meeting, the kayaktivists plan to deploy banners near the Fennica.
The ship, the MSV Fennica, is part of the fleet Shell plans to use to explore for oil and gas this summer in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. It gashed its ...
The company has to send the MSV Fennica to Portland because Terminal 5 at the port of Seattle, where Shell's two drilling rigs were stored ...
The decision ends a week-long drama over the fate of the MSV Fennica, after a meter-long gash appeared in its hull July 3, soon after it ...
The MSV Fennica was on its way from Dutch Harbor, Alaska to the ... of the 29 vessels in Shell's Arctic fleet, which includes another icebreaker, ...
Together, these activists managed to physically block Royal Dutch Shell's Fennica icebreaker ship from passing under the St. Johns Bridge for 41 hours.
In July 2015, Portland became a center of debate about Arctic drilling, as protesters stopped Royal Dutch Shell's Fennica icebreaker from passing under the St. Johns Bridge for some 41 hours. Activists had dangled from the bridge and gathered an armada ...
Greenpeace activists hang from the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore., on July 29, 2015, to protest the departure of Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica, which was in Portland for repairs. Environmental groups hailed the Obama administration ...
According to a statement from NOAA last year, the MSV Fennica, a Finnish multipurpose icebreaker, operating in support of Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic oil exploration efforts, reported striking an obstruction in the vicinity of a charted shoal between ...
According to a statement from NOAA last year, the MSV Fennica, a Finnish multipurpose icebreaker, operating in support of Shell Oil Arctic drilling efforts, reported striking an obstruction in the vicinity of a charted shoal between Hog Island and ...
In July 2015, the 380'x85'x26' icebreaking platform service vessel Fennica ran aground on an uncharted rock, just after leaving Dutch Harbor for Shell's ill-starred attempt to drill in the Chukchi Sea.
Azimuthing thrusters rotate through 360 degrees, providing propulsion and maneuverability without the need for a rudder. The largest and most powerful thrusters from Rauma are the ARC type which power icebreakers including the Finnish vessel Fennica.
The icebreaker Fennica hit a pinnacle of rock near Dutch Harbor, tearing a three-foot hole in its hull and causing the boat to take on water.
The icebreaker Fennica hit a pinnacle of rock near Dutch Harbor, tearing a three-foot hole in its hull and causing the boat to take on water.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) found that out-of-date navigational charts were to blame for the grounding of the icebreaker Fennica in Alaskan waters last year. The Fennica became grounded in Dutch Harbour in July 2015 while it was transporting a capping ...


 

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