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FEATURE ARTICLE

GE Seeks to Power Canadian Icebreaker Fleet with SEAJET Electric Propulsion Pods
egy. Canada's current Polar Icebreakers are very old. CCGS
Louis S. St-Laurent is deep into its sixth decade and CCGS
Terry Fox is fast approaching 40 years in service. A new Polar
class will enable Canada to maintain a continuous Arctic presence, enabling trade in ice-choked waters, supporting Arctic
sovereignty and protecting the Polar environment.

Davie, Canada's premier builder of Polar and ice-capable
ships, has named GE as a strategic partner in its Polar
Icebreaker program. As strategic partner, GE brings a core
competence in electrical propulsion technology for polar class
vessels.
The Polar icebreaker program is the flagship of Canada's National Icebreaker Centre that was launched by Davie in August
2020 to be a center of excellence for Polar technologies and
Arctic expertise under the country's national shipbuilding strat-

As the program matures,
GE will evolve the SEAJET
podded propulsion units to
satisfy unique Canadian requirements. The ice-class
range of SEAJET, a technology jointly developed
with AETC Sapphire, has
a power range of 7.5MW
to 15MW. The electric motor is housed in the ice
strengthened pod and
GE's SeaJet Podded Propulsion Unit
directly connected to the
propellor. Mounting the
pod below the hull frees-up cargo and operational space in the
ship. Maneuverability and efficiency are greatly improved, and
total fuel consumption and exhaust emissions are reduced.
Customizable for different ship types, with simplified installation, the pods can enhance performance in an array of commercial, offshore marine and ice breaking ships.

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Major Automakers Transform Their Design & Manufacturing Operations for EV Surge – Part 1 of 2
Top-Tier Automotive Suppliers Transform to Become Fully Integrated e-Powertrain Manufacturers, Part 2 of 2
GE Seeks to Power Canadian Icebreaker Fleet with SEAJET Electric Propulsion Pods
Research & Development
Product News
Industry News
Annual Industry Resource Guide
Events Calendar/ Advertising Index
Perseverance Lands on Mars with maxon Precision Motors Aboard
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Magnetics Business & Technology - May/June 2021 - Editor’s Choice/ Features
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Magnetics Business & Technology - May/June 2021 - Major Automakers Transform Their Design & Manufacturing Operations for EV Surge – Part 1 of 2
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Magnetics Business & Technology - May/June 2021 - Top-Tier Automotive Suppliers Transform to Become Fully Integrated e-Powertrain Manufacturers, Part 2 of 2
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Magnetics Business & Technology - May/June 2021 - GE Seeks to Power Canadian Icebreaker Fleet with SEAJET Electric Propulsion Pods
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