Experts in Arctic shipping, Enfotec Technical Services Inc., a subsidiary of Fednav, provides ice analysis and vessel-routing services for ships operating in ice-covered waters. At the core of the business is IceNavTM, a computer-based shipboard ice navigation system that uses an enhanced radar image, capable of integrating near-real-time satellite imagery and other ice- and weather-related products. Enfotec's expertise in ice analysis, remote sensing, and ice navigation enables the delivery of customized ice forecasts tailored to the needs of each client, as well as ice assessments and marine accessibility studies for current or projected operations through ice-covered waters.
Created from the Research and Development Group of Canarctic Shipping, a division of Fednav, Enfotec has been offering ice navigation support systems and services on a worldwide basis since 1994. IceNav is an integral part of the navigation systems used by both the MV Arctic and the Umiak I, two of the world's highest ice class commercial cargo vessels.