03 December 2008: Technical design of the new European research icebreaker AURORA BOREALIS finished
Berlin. The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association and the engineering company Wärtsilä Ship Design Germany (formerly Schiffko GmbH) today presented the technical design of the European Research Icebreaker „Aurora Borealis“ in Berlin. „Aurora Borealis“ will be a unique vessel – a combination of a heavy icebreaker, a scientific drilling ship and a multi-purpose research platform that can operate year-round in all polar waters.
To press release: Technical Design of the new European Research Icebreaker Aurora Borealis finished