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NKK Corp. Launches Icebreaking Patrol Ship

Japanese shipbuilding interest NKK Corp., a corporation well-versed in ice-resistant engineering expertise, has supplied a 500-gt icebreaking patrol ship for Japan's Maritime Safety Agency (originally reported in MR/EAfs August 1995 edition).

The icebreaker, dubbed Teshio, is 160.7 ft. long (49 m) and 33.4 ft. (10.2 m) wide, and has the capacity to break ice more than 75 cm thick while in charging mode.

NKK has also recently constructed two icebreaking leisure vessels designed for tourist excursions off the northeastern coast of Hokkaido. NKK Corp. is an engineering and shipbuilding enterprise, as well as Japan's second largest steelmaker.

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