Aker Arctic - The Ice Technology Partner
Aker Arctic is an independent company specialising in development, design, engineering, consulting and testing services for ice-going vessels, icebreakers, offshore marine structures, marine transport solutions and ports.Our experienced, highly qualified and innovative personnel are able to provide our customers with specialised arctic know-how, as well as innovative, cost-effective and reliable solutions for Arctic development projects. The company operates a special test facility in Helsinki. This combined with our extensive experience and the world’s largest Arctic reference for icebreakers means we are uniquely placed to bring the benefits of our solutions to our customers. We are always actively seeking new technologies and working with our partners to turn them into successes.
Our past references include 60% of all the world's icebreakers, many Arctic or Antarctic research vessels, and a large variety of cargo vessels and concepts for offshore structures. We have been involved in the execution of offshore operations in ice. Our company have performed hundreds of scale model and full-size tests. Our people have produced hundreds of reports and studies of operating and transporting goods from the Arctic environment in various challenging locations.