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Monday, February 26, 2024
Christophe de margerie

US Sanctions Block LNG Carriers for Russian Arctic Project 

A new round of U.S. sanctions is targeting shipowning entities of LNG carriers under construction at South Korean shipyard Hanwha Ocean. The ice-class Arc7

February 26, 2024
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Friday, February 16, 2024
Icebreaker escorting vessels along the Northern Sea Route. (Source: Sovcomflot)

Russia Eases Icebreaker Escort Rules to Promote Year-Round Arctic Shipping

In an effort to pave the way for year-round transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the Northern Sea Route, the Russian government eased the requirements

February 16, 2024
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Friday, February 9, 2024
Christophe de margerie

Hanwha Ocean Gas Carrier for Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Transferred to UAE Entity, Records Show

Russian natural gas company Novatek takes a key step toward beginning shipments from its Arctic LNG 2 project.  Ship registry records suggest that

February 9, 2024
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Wednesday, February 7, 2024
China’s NewNew Polar Bear in a convoy in the Russian Arctic in October 2023. (Source: Atomflot)

New Report Sheds Light on Rapid Expansion of Arctic Shipping

A new 10-year report by the Arctic Council’s Working Group on the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) highlights a substantial increase in

February 7, 2024
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Monday, February 5, 2024
Heavy lift carrier Audax in the Arctic carrying a module for Arctic LNG 2 in February 2022. (Source: Courtesy of Red Box)

Nuclear Icebreakers Escort Russian LNG Modules Through Thick Arctic Ice

A convoy of two nuclear icebreakers and two polar-class heavy lift vessels is making slow but steady progress through Russia’s Arctic waters carrying the

February 5, 2024
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