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Montevideo, August 10th 2022 - 08:59 UTC

Tag: polar vessel

  • Saturday, March 5th 2022 - 09:28 UTC

    Argentina approves funds for a new polar vessel, to be built with Finnish consultants

    The project started in 2014 looks to deliver to the Argentine navy a vessel for cargo and fuel transport, capable of sailing Antarctic waters

    The Argentine government has approved the funds for the design and construction of a new polar vessel to complement the activities of ice breaker ARA Almirante Irizar in her task of delivering provisions to the Argentine thirteen Antarctic bases. Works and design will be undertaken by the government-owned shipyard Tandanor and Finland's consulting firm Aker Arctic, with the funds allotted totaling 69 million Argentine pesos ( some US$ 6,5 million) and 7 million Euros.