New Icepod thruster favoured for Caspian and Alaskan operations

Wärtsilä’s new Icepod series of azimuthing thrusters allows for astern icebreaking

Propulsion solutions for navigation in ice have been augmented by Wärtsilä’s development of a steerable, pulling thruster designed to 1A Super Ice Class or higher standards, known as the Icepod. David Tinsley explains.

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