Public Publications / 13.11.2018

Starting the construction of the Polar exploration vessel, LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT

Construction of the polar exploration vessel, Le Commandant Charcot, has officially started with the traditional steel cutting ceremony taking place on 6 November 2018. Thanks to the Double Action Principle (Aker Arctic DASTM), Le Commandant Charcot will be able to navigate forwards through compact ice and in reverse through extreme ice conditions.