Friday Focus: The Mega Port Ice-Breaker


A video published by ABB Marine shows the world’s most advanced port ice breaker.

With four Azipod thrusters and Onboard DC Grid the port icebreaker designed by Aker Arctic can be described as the most advanced vessel of its type in the world.

ABB’s Power2 800-M two-stage turbocharging and Marine Automation system helps to optimise the efficiency of the vessel.

The ship can break 1.5 metre thick level ice and can also operate in shallow waters.

(Source: ABB Marine / YouTube)

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