The implications of ice class on two-stroke ship propulsion

Ice class imposes challenges for two-stroke propulsion

With the increasing interest in opening up the Arctic routes to larger vessels, such as tankers, many of which will be powered by low speed engines, Birger Jacobsen, MAN B&W senior two-stroke research engineer, looks at ice classes and requirements for the machinery of such ships.

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