arctic shipping

Friday, August 24, 2018
Maritime News

Maersk Sends First Containership Through Arctic Route

For Maersk, the trip the Northern Sea Route is a one-off trial for now. But, as climate change makes the Arctic route more accessible, there’s growing

August 24, 2018
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Monday, June 25, 2018
nuclear icebreaker convoy

Mattis: ‘America’s Got to Up Its Game in the Arctic’

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska, June 25 (Reuters) – The United States needs to “up its game” in the Arctic and deal with an increasingly

June 25, 2018
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Monday, May 7, 2018
arctic sea ice

Study: Whales in Ice-Free Arctic Face Emerging Threat from Ships

As climate change brings a longer ice-free season and more commercial ships to the Arctic, a new study is recommending that precautionary measures be put in

May 7, 2018
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Maritime News

Researchers Map Seven Years of Arctic Shipping

The Arctic’s declining sea ice has meant more opportunities for the shipping industry to expand its use of the region that in decades past was

April 12, 2018
Total Views: 59

Friday, March 23, 2018

Arctic Ocean Ice Near Record Low for Winter, Boost for Shipping

By Alister Doyle and Timothy Gardner OSLO/WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) – Winter sea ice on the Arctic Ocean covered the second smallest area on

March 23, 2018
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
arctic shipping illustration

Is China’s Arctic Expansion a Reason to Worry?

By Adam Minter (Bloomberg View) — Last week, China said it plans to build a “Polar Silk Road” that will open shipping lanes across the

January 31, 2018
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Christophe de Margerie first cargo

Commentary: The U.S. Risks Losing an Arctic Cold War

By Peter Apps Jan 30 (Reuters) – Last August, a Russian tanker sailed direct from Norway to South Korea through the Arctic Ocean, the first time such a

January 30, 2018
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Friday, January 26, 2018
nuclear icebreaker convoy

China Unveils Vision for ‘Polar Silk Road’ Across Arctic

BEIJING, Jan 26 (Reuters) – China on Friday outlined its ambitions to extend President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative to the

January 26, 2018
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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Christophe de Margerie LNG carrier

Russia’s Arctic Yamal LNG Project to Send First Cargo to China

By Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Russia’s Yamal LNG, set to be the world’s biggest Arctic producer of liquefied natural gas, plans to send

October 28, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, August 11, 2017
Christophe de Margerie LNG carrier

Arctic Ocean Thaw Boosts Russian Shipping as Old Ice Blows West

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
arctic ice
Maritime News

Quickening Arctic Thaw Could Cost Trillions, International Study Says

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, April 25 (Reuters) – The Arctic’s quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and

April 25, 2017
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Maritime News

How Putin’s Pursuit of Stalin’s Arctic Dream Lost Global Appeal

By Dina Khrennikova and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Vladimir Putin wanted to remake Josef Stalin’s quest for a greater foothold in the Arctic into a

March 29, 2017
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Maritime News

Sovcomflot’s Arctic Tankers Hit Milestone ‘One Million Tonnes’

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF) says its new arctic shuttle tankers have now transported one million tonnes of crude oil from the Yamal Peninsula to

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 57

Monday, September 19, 2016

New Oil Tanker Begins Year-Round Service in Russian Arctic

The Russian shipping company Sovcomflot says its new arctic shuttle tanker Shturman Albanov has delivered its first oil cargo from the Novy Port oil field in

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Maritime News

China Wants Ships to Use Faster Arctic Route Opened by Global Warming

BEIJING, April 20 (Reuters) – China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global

April 20, 2016
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Thursday, April 7, 2016
Maritime News

New Report Calls on Canada to Address Shipping-Related Challenges in the Arctic

A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts says that more oversight and planning is needed to address the steady increase in ship traffic

April 7, 2016
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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Maritime News

Arctic Thaw Opens Shipping Routes, Risks to Environment

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The Arctic is thawing even faster than lawmakers can formulate new rules to prevent the

February 25, 2016
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Thursday, January 21, 2016
Maritime News

Arctic Ocean Holds ‘Mind-Boggling’ Opportunities

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — As chairman of investments at Guggenheim Partners, Scott Minerd thought he had a realistic view on how big an economic

January 21, 2016
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Maritime News

Nations Joust But Arctic Payoff May Be Decades Away

  By David J. Lynch (Bloomberg) — Even as melting Arctic glaciers threaten to swamp shorelines, nations from Russia to the U.S. are betting that

August 28, 2015
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Canadian Goverment Invests in Safety of Arctic Shipping

  The Government of Canada announced Thursday that it is investing $22.7 million over the next five years to help improve the safety of marine

July 30, 2015
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