Next generation of icebreakers for Baltic Sea

The Swedish Maritime Administration and Finnish Transport Infrastructure Administration are to cooperate on the design of a replacement for the Uhle/Atle class of icebreakers, including the Ymer (pictured). (Credit: Staffan Ahlstrand, Sjö...

The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA) and the Swedish Maritime Administration (Sjöfartsverket) have signed a cooperation agreement for the design of the next generation of icebreakers. The agreement aims to carry out design work for three Swedish and two Finnish icebreakers, to replace the 1970s vintage Atle/Urho class of vessels, ...

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