About Us

Aker Arctic Technology Inc – The Ice Technology Partner

Aker Arctic Technology Inc (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 – the only privately owned ice model testing facility in the world. 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.

A portfolio of ice-going ship designs is also available for ship-owners and shipyards. 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 performed hundreds of scale model and full-size tests. We have produced hundreds of reports and studies of operating and transporting goods from the Arctic environment in various challenging locations.