Aker Arctic Technology – marine engineering and vessel ice model testing

Date and time: CANCELLED
Location: Vuosaari district, Helsinki
Transportation: departure from the conference venue by chartered bus at 12.30
Capacity: 50 participants (2 groups of 25)
Tour organisers: ABB Oy and Aker Arctic Technology Inc
Other information: high heels not recommended, and there is no elevator available at Aker Arctic

Aker Arctic
Photo: Aker Arctic Oy

Aker Arctic specialises in the development, design, engineering, consulting and testing services for ice-going vessels, icebreakers, offshore marine structures, marine transport solutions and ports. The company provides its customers with specialised arctic knowhow and innovative, cost-effective and reliable designs for the projects in the Arctic and other challenging conditions. Combined with extensive experience and the world’s largest reference for icebreakers, Aker Arctic is uniquely placed to bring the benefits of the solutions to their customers.

Tour programme

  • Presentation of Aker Arctic Technology
  • Tour of the ice model test laboratory

ABB Marine and Ports – transforming maritime transportation in sustainable ways

ABB Marine & Ports
Photo: ABB Marine & Ports

ABB Marine and Ports believe that the next generation of ships will be electric, digital and connected, as the industry moves towards new energy sources and autonomous ship operations. The company provides marine solutions for more productivity and improved customer profitability, with the aim to transform maritime transportation in sustainable ways.

You are welcome to learn more about our commitments, solutions and innovations created within Marine House. Explore our Azipod® assembly plant, meet ABB Marine professionals, gain insight on tomorrows ship operation and get familiarised with our Customer Experience Center providing open access to ABB design, testing and certification expertise.

ABB Marine House tour programme

  • Factory visit
  • Marine Academy Simulator (part of the ABB Customer Experience Center)
  • Possible introduction of Service Simulator (part of ABB collaborative operations)

For more information on our work, see our video on transforming maritime transportation in sustainable ways.


The availability of technical tours is subject to change without any notice. All tours are free of charge unless stated otherwise. Participants must register for all tours in advance upon conference registration.

Please note that the tours have limited capacity and registration for the tours works on a first come, first served basis. Once a tour is fully booked, the name of the tour will appear crossed out. The tours do not have waiting lists.