Arctic (ship, 1978)

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The Arctic was an ice-strengthened bulk carrier.[1] She carried ore from mines in Northern Canada for 43 years, until her retirement in April 2021. She was towed to a breaker's yard in Turkey and replaced by the Arvik I.


  1. Raglan Mine Gives New Icebreaker Arvik I an Enthusiastic Welcome. Glencore Corporation (2021-05-27). Archived from the original on 2022-02-06. Retrieved on 2022-02-06. “In addition to transporting concentrate to southern Quebec and delivering essential equipment to the mine site, the vessel will continue to provide free equipment transportation service for the communities of Salluit and Kangiqsujuaq, space permitting.”