Seaspan Shipyards selects Steerprop bow thrusters for polar icebreaker

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Rauma, Finland, based Steerprop is to supply two arctic tunnel thrusters for the polar icebreaker that Seaspan Shipyards is to buildfor the Canadian Coast Guard. Being built under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, the 27,876 tonnes displacement multi-mission polar icebreaker will have a Polar Class 2 (PC2) ice rating and will be able to operate in more difficult ice conditions (including in multi-year ice) and for longer periods than any other Canadian icebreaker.

Steerprop will equip the...

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