arctic shipping


Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Shipbuilding

Putin Touts Russia’s ‘Arctic power’ with Launch of Nuclear Icebreakers

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 22 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday touted Russia’s Arctic power at a flag-raising ceremony and

November 22, 2022
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Canada Lacks Ability to Track Increasing Arctic Ship Traffic -Auditor

(Bloomberg) — The Canadian government’s ability to track foreign vessels through the Arctic is woefully inadequate and the situation may get worse,

November 15, 2022
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Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Shipping

Russia Opens Arctic Oil Tanker Route To China

By Elina Ganatra and Julian Lee (Bloomberg) Russia sent its second-ever crude oil shipment east through the Arctic Circle toward China, a route that could one

November 8, 2022
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Friday, June 24, 2022
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Study: Melting Arctic Ice Could Transform International Trade Routes and Weaken Russia’s Grip on Arctic Shipping

With climate change rapidly opening up the Arctic to shipping, new trade routes could help reduce the shipping industry’s carbon footprint and also

June 24, 2022
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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Ships bridge silhouetted with Antarctic Icebergs on the Horizon
Shipping

More Arctic Shipping is Leaving Trash in Its Wake, Scientists Warn

By Yereth Rosen and Timothy Gardner ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Following another year of stark climate impacts in the Arctic, scientists

December 14, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Cruise Ships

New Battery-Powered Expedition Cruise Ship Named ‘Next to the North Pole’

A newbuild hybrid battery-powered expedition cruise ship belonging to Hurtigruten Expeditions has been named in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, making

September 14, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Shipbuilding

Russia To Build Its First LNG-Fuelled Icebreaker

MOSCOW, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Metals miner Nornickel said it will participate in the design and building of Russia’s first dual-fuel liquefied natural

September 3, 2021
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Friday, July 23, 2021
Shipping

Russia Shows Renewed Interest in LNG-Powered Icebreakers

By Gleb Stolyarov ST PETERSBURG, July 23 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build its first batch of icebreakers that are powered by liquified natural gas,

July 23, 2021
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nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Russia’s Rosatom and DP World Team Up to Develop Arctic Shipping Route

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy company Rosatom and Dubai-based logistics firm DP World have agreed to establish a joint venture to develop the

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 1324

Thursday, June 17, 2021
maersk arctic
Shipping

IMO Adopts MARPOL Amendments to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76) has agreed to prohibit the use of heavy fuel oil in the

June 17, 2021
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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Shipping

Tanker Shortage Delays Russian Arctic LNG Shipments to Asia

By Dina Khrennikova and Olga Tanas (Bloomberg) — Russia’s largest liquefied natural gas producer plans to start shipments to Asia across the

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 1577

Friday, May 21, 2021
Shipping

Arctic Superpowers Jostle for Position as Russia Takes on Key Role

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) — A battle of words between top Russian and U.S. diplomats this week is the latest sign of rising tensions

May 21, 2021
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Thursday, April 1, 2021
maersk arctic
Shipping

MSC Warns Against Arctic Shipping Amid Debate Over Suez Canal’s Closure

Swiss shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company says it is doubling down on its commitment to avoid sending ships through the Arctic as some debate the

April 1, 2021
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Sunday, December 13, 2020
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Environment

Longest Arctic Shipping Season Tops Off a Year of Climate Disasters

By Anna Shiryaevskaya, Laura Millan Lombrana and Olga Tanas (Bloomberg) — Thinning ice in the Arctic Ocean made this year’s navigation season

December 13, 2020
Total Views: 6344

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
maersk arctic
Shipping

Ships Make Record Number of Sailings Through Arctic in 2020

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Ships sailing through the Arctic region’s busiest lane along the Siberian coast made the highest number

December 9, 2020
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Christophe de margerie
Shipbuilding

Russia to Build Far East Metal Plant to Supply Arctic Shipbuilding

MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build a metals plant in the Far East at an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and supply steel sheet to the

November 25, 2020
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
News

How Do You Insure Ships In The Arctic?

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – When Captain Will Whatley guides a ship through Arctic waters, he is starkly aware of what can go wrong.

October 27, 2020
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Friday, September 18, 2020
Christophe de margerie
Maritime News

International Lenders Back $9.5 Billion Financing for Russia’s Arctic LNG 2

By Simon Jessop LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – International lenders have lined up about $9.5 billion in financial support for a Russian Arctic liquefied

September 18, 2020
Total Views: 137

Friday, August 28, 2020
Lomonosov Prospect northern sea route
Maritime News

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polluting Ships Stream Into Polar Waters

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) – As melting sea ice opens the Arctic to navigation, more ships are plying the loosely regulated polar waters,

August 28, 2020
Total Views: 95

Friday, August 7, 2020
Maritime News

Arctic Sea Ice Shrank to Record Lows in July

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) –Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the lowest level since at least 1979 for July as temperatures spiked in the

August 7, 2020
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