‘Polaris’ – LNG-fuelled icebreaker

‘Polaris’ – LNG-fuelled icebreaker

Photo: Tuomas Romu, Aker Arctic Technology Inc. and Arctia Ltd.
Customers: Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, Finland
Owner: Arctia Ltd., Finland
Shipyard: Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, Finland

Main dimensions of the world’s first LNG-fuelled icebreaker:

Ice class PC4
Icebreaking capacity 3.5 kn / 1.8 m
LOA 110 m
Breadth 24.4 m
Operational draught 8 m
Speed 17 kn.
Gross tonnage 9,300 GT
Deadweight 3,000 t
LNG tanks 2 x 400 m3
Oil recovery capacity 1400 m3
Bollard pull 214 t


  • Outfitting production design of the entire machinery and technical spaces using AVEVA Marine Outfitting software.

Special Features:

  • The first LNG-powered icebreaker in the world.

More information about the project.

Esa Jokioinen
Sales, offshore
Tel. +358 2 4336 344
Mobile +358 40 834 8112
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