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Chinese Polar Research Vessel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Client: Aker Arctic Technology Inc.

 

SDS Aura will design the hull structures of a Polar Research Vessel based on the concept of Aker Arctic Technology Inc. It will be the first Chinese built icebreaker and it will be built for The Polar Research Institute of China.

This multifunctional icebreaker has dual classification therefore it is designed according to Lloyd’s Register and China Classification Society rules. The vessel will be able to operate in 1.5 m thick ice with the icebreaking speed of 2-3 knots stern or bow first.

 

Technical Information:

Length: 122.5 m
Breadth: 22.3 m
Draught: 8.3 m
Propulsion: 2 × 7.5 MW ABB Azipod VI
Ice class: Polar Class 3

Commission:

Hull structures, basic design.

Classification drawings, calculations and FE analyses (strength and vibration).