Icebreakers and Ice-Strengthened Ships

Icebreaker pushing through pack ice -- Antarctica Mint Images - Frans Lanting/Getty Images

These purpose-built vessels are tasked with breaking through thick ice in order to keep shipping lanes and ports open during the winter months. But they don’t break the ice the way you probably think they do – there’s a surprising twist. Tune in to hear Scott and Ben discuss the many reasons why icebreakers and ice-strengthened ships are so fascinating.