The ship is 61 meters long and 17 meters wide. She was built at Finnboda varv (Finnboda ship yard). She has two engines, one main engine aft and one forward.
The main engine is three stories high. It powers a five meter high propeller.
Along with the main engine, there is also a forward engine of 1200 hp. The forward engine as well as the hull, were specially designed for ice breaking.
The middle section, between the two engine rooms, houses the boiler room. There are four boilers, with three burners in each, and also a donkey boiler in the middle.