Arctia Icebreaking Ltd. and Rosmorport sign agreement on icebreaking services
Finnish Arctia Icebreaking Ltd., that operates conventional icebreakers, and the Russian Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosmorport signed an agreement on icebreaking services in the Baltic Sea on March 31st 2017. The agreement enables Arctia’s icebreakers to engage in bilateral cooperation as stipulated in the treaty signed between Finland and Russia in September 2014.
The treaty was signed by Tom Ekegren, Senior Vice President for icebreaking services at Arctia Icebreaking Ltd., and Sergey Pylin, Director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch. Flexible use of icebreaking capacity in the Baltic Sea makes winter navigation more efficient and safe especially during severe ice winters.