arctic shipping


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

More Companies Sign Pledge to Avoid Arctic Shipping

More companies ranging from consumer goods to shipping lines are pledging to not ship goods through the Arctic even as melting sea ice opens makes the polar

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 159

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Interesting

The Maritime Stories That Shaped the Decade

As the 2010’s come to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that kept us talking the most these last ten years.  Deepwater

January 1, 2020
Total Views: 425

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
lng carrier eduard toll
Maritime News

Yamal LNG’s 15-Vessel Fleet of Icebreaking LNG Tankers Now Operational

The fifteenth and final icebreaking LNG carrier responsible for shipping gas from the remote Yamal LNG terminal in the Russian Arctic has now been delivered.

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 1075

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Maritime News

Sovcomflot Tankers Complete Northern Sea Route Transit on LNG Fuel

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot has sent two more large-capacity, LNG-powered tankers through the Northern Sea Route. According to the company, the Aframax

October 22, 2019
Total Views: 20

Monday, October 21, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Russia Willing to Pay to Lure Shippers to the Arctic

(Bloomberg) –Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential

October 21, 2019
Total Views: 81

Monday, October 7, 2019
AFIF Hapag-Lloyd
Maritime News

Joining CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd Rules Out Northern Sea Route Passages

Hapag-Lloyd has ruled out sending its ships through the Northern Sea Route for the foreseeable future despite faster transit times, joining rival CMA CGM in

October 7, 2019
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Korolev Prospect lng tanker
Maritime News

Russia’s Lukoil Sells Rare Arctic Crude Oil to China

By Shu Zhang and Olga Yagova SINGAPORE/MOSCOW, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Russian oil producer Lukoil has sold a cargo of Varandey Blend crude to a Chinese buyer

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 22

Sunday, August 25, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Macron Calls on Shipping Lines to Shun Arctic Route

By James Regan and Irina Reznik (Bloomberg) — French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on container lines to avoid using a new Arctic shipping route

August 25, 2019
Total Views: 35

Monday, July 22, 2019
yamal lng
Maritime News

Novatek Signs Partners for Arctic LNG-2 Project

Russian gas produce Novatek has closed its search for partners for its proposed Arctic LNG-2 project, adding a subsidiary of China National Petroleum

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 18

Monday, June 24, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Russia’s Rosatom Sees Northern Sea Route Development Costing $11.7 Billion

By Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW, June 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambitious Northern Sea Route (NSR) requires 735 billion roubles

June 24, 2019
Total Views: 52

Friday, June 7, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

DP World, Russia Partnership Seeks to Develop Ports Along Northern Sea Route

By Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov ST PETERSBURG, June 7 (Reuters) – DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, wants to run ports

June 7, 2019
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Putin’s Arctic Plans Are a Climate Change Bet -Opinion

By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg Opinion) — Last weekend, Russia launched the last of a new crew of atomic icebreakers meant to consolidate the

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
uscg polar star
Defense

Melting Ice Caps Are a National Security Crisis: James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — I spent much of my life in the U.S. Navy, including nearly 11 years on the deep ocean day-to-day, out of sight

May 14, 2019
Total Views: 75

Thursday, May 9, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Finland-Norway Rail Link Planned to Support Arctic Sea Routes

By Tarmo Virki HELSINKI, May 9 (Reuters) – A Finnish company said on Thursday it planned to develop a railway connection between north Finland and

May 9, 2019
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Maritime News

U.S. Sinks Arctic Accord Over to Climate Change Differences -Diplomats

By Simon Johnson ROVANIEMI, Finland, May 7 (Reuters) – The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to

May 7, 2019
Total Views: 26

Monday, May 6, 2019
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Maritime News

Pompeo: Russia and China Actions in Arctic Need Watching

By Simon Johnson ROVANIEMI, Finland, May 6 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Reykjavik, Iceland
Maritime News

Iceland Builds Arctic Port as Global Shipping Routes Get Redrawn

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir (Bloomberg) — As global warming creates shipping routes that can cut across the northern tip of the planet, a new port is

April 11, 2019
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Arctic Posts Second Warmest Year On Record in 2018 -NOAA

By Richard Valdmanis Dec 11 (Reuters) – The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically

December 11, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, November 5, 2018
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Maritime News

Russia’s Murmansk Shipping Signs Major Arctic Coal Shipping Contract

Murmansk Shipping Company (MSCO) has signed a major contract to transport coal produced in the Russian Arctic to Europe via the Northern Sea Route. The

November 5, 2018
Total Views: 2

Sunday, September 30, 2018
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Defense

U.K. to Step Up Arctic Patrols to Counter Russian Polar Threat

By Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) — The U.K. will send Royal Marines to Norway’s Arctic training program because of the growing threat of Russian

September 30, 2018
Total Views: 25