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Baltika Ice Trials

The revolutionary icebreaker Baltika has completed its ice trials in the Gulf of Ob in the Kara Sea with exceedingly positive results. This innovative vessel, based on the oblique Aker ARC 100 design by Aker Arctic is the first vessel in the world capable of opening a wide channel in ice by operating sideways in oblique icebreaking mode.

Steerprop is proud to have delivered main propulsion to the Baltika in the form of three SP 60 PULL azimuth propulsors. Each propulsor has a power rating of 2,5 MW in the RMRS Icebreaker 6 ice-class.

For more information on the ice trials, please see our Press Releases section.

For more information on the Baltika, please see our References section.


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Mr. Petri Tolonen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
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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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