MS Kontio

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Name: Kontio
Operator: Finnish Maritime Administration
Builder: Wärtsilä, Helsinki
Yard number: 478
Completed: 1987
In service: 29 Jan 1987
Status: Active
General characteristics
Type: icebreaker
Displacement: 9.130 tonnes
Length: 99.00 metres (324.80 ft)
Installed power: 4 x Wärtsilä 16V32 diesel engine, 21,800 kW
Speed: 18.5 knots (34.3 km/h)
Crew: 24

Kontio and almost identical Otso are are Finnish icebreakers built in 1980s in Helsinki. The Kontio was designed to keep waters open in the Bothnian Bay.[1] The two vessels replaced three older ones: Karhu, Murtaja ja Sampo.


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