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Le Commandant Charcot

Delivery of cathodic protection- and antifouling systems for NB 887 to Vard Søviknes AS, a record breaking expedition cruise vessel. She will feature a hybrid power plant powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and Electric as the worlds first.

Le Commandant Charcot will be a Polar Class 2 rated icebreaking vessel capable of reaching remote polar destinations such as the Geographic North Pole with Zero emissions when in electric hybrid mode.

Le Commandant Charcot Polar class
Le Commandant Charcot: Polar class 2 rated hybrid power icebreaker

Shipowner: Compagnie du Ponant
VARD 6 17 Design
Built by: Vard Søviknes
Ship delivery date: 2021

Cathwell is proud supplier of:

  • Sacrificial anodes
  • Impressed current cathodic protection system, ICCP
  • Antifouling systems, MGPS/ICAF

The ICCP anodes are with polar class design.
The antifouling anodes are located in ice sea chests and filters/mud boxes.

Le Commandant Charcot Icebreaker
The new jewel in the PONANT fleet will bear the name of a great French explorer: Le Commandant Charcot.

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