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Steerprop Ltd. receives a large order from Russia

Steerprop Ltd. has been contracted to deliver main propulsion systems for three icebreakers of the Russian Federal Agency of Marine and River Transportation from United Shipbuilding Corporation. Two of these icebreakers will be built in the Vyborg shipyard in Russia and one in the Arctech shipyard in Helsinki, Finland. 

These new multi-purpose icebreakers will be operating in the Gulf of Finland. They will be built to operate in up to 1.5 meter thick ice and their operational capabilities will include assisting tankers and cargo vessels as well as acting as towing and rescue vessels.

Steerprop Ltd. will deliver two SP 110 ARC PULL - propulsors to each new icebreaker. These units will have a power rating of 9 000 kW per propulsor and each propulsor will be classified according to the Icebreaker 7 ice-classification of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. These units will be the most powerful mechanical azimuth propulsors in the world at their time of delivery. The first shipset will be delivered to the shipyards in Vyborg in the spring of 2014 and the following two shipsets three months and six months later, respectively.


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For more information, please contact
Mr. Petri Tolonen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
by email at
or telephone at +358 40 722 0372

Steerprop Ltd. is the centre of azimuth propulsion technology. By focusing on a single product line, Steerprop Ltd. is able to combine decades of experience and proven technology with the latest 3D-design software and advanced calculation methods to produce azimuth propulsors of exceptional quality and excellent lifetime economy for demanding applications. Together with a worldwide network of agents and partners, Steerprop Ltd. provides Steerprop Azimuth Propulsors to the global maritime market.

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