The construction of dual-ships are a new trend which are taking over Arctic shipbuilding companies.
Aleksey Dudal, representative of Aker Arctic confirmed the news after he was posed the question in Helsinki. He further explained about vessels running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and on conventional fuel.
Aleksey Dudal, Aker Arctic is currently preparing proposals on designs of vessels for servicing the Yamal fields among which Russian orders account for about 50% of the company’s order backlog.
Insights on Aker Arctic
Aker Arctic Technology Oy (AARC) headquartered in Vuosaari (Helsinki, Finland) is a private company involved in development of Arctic technologies. Its shareholders are STX Finland Oy, ABB Oy and Aker Solutions ASA. The company’s model test basin built in 2006 was the most advanced worldwide until new ice test basin opened at Krylov State Research Center in Saint-Petersburg.
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Source: IAA PortNews