arctic shipping

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Maritime News

Sanctions Sap Allure of Russia’s Arctic Shipping Route

Western sanctions on Russia are restricting the Arctic shipping route along its north coast to domestic cargoes and energy exports with many foreign firms

January 22, 2015
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January 22, 2015
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Maritime News

Canada’s Arctic Fleet Expansion Needs More Funds, Watchdog Says

Canada will fail to deliver a proposed fleet of six to eight Arctic patrol ships unless it spends significantly more than the C$2.8 billion ($2.51 billion)

October 28, 2014
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Maritime News

Northern Sea Route Transit Applications Hit Record High in 2014

The Northern Sea Route of the Northeast Passage saw a record number of applications for permits to sail the famed arctic route in 2014, while sea ice extent

October 28, 2014
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Monday, October 27, 2014

High Arctic Costs Deter Business Despite Thaw

Despite high hopes for Arctic business from mining to shipping as the ice melts rapidly and temperatures rise twice as fast as the global average, few firms

October 27, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Canada Lacks ‘Long-Term Vision’ to Ensure Safety of Arctic Shipping

Canada will have trouble ensuring marine safety in the Arctic as climate change melts the sea ice and shipping increases, Parliament's environmental watchdog

October 7, 2014
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Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Maritime News

Gazprom Neft Delivers First Arctic Crude from Novy Port

Gazprom Neft announced today has made a summer shipment of oil from Novoportovskoye, its new crude oil terminal on the southeast coast of the Yamal Peninsula

August 21, 2014
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

VIDEO: Polar Class Cargo Ship Uses Drones to Scope Ice

Montreal-based shipping company Fednav claims to have recently become the first shipping company to employ aerial drones for ice reconnaissance on a commercial

March 25, 2014
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Thursday, January 30, 2014

White House Releases Plan to Make Arctic Shipping Safer

As Arctic ice melts away, opening the way for greater oil development and mining, the White House outlined a plan on Thursday to promote safety and security in

January 30, 2014
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Northern Sea Route May Be Safer with Anglo-Russian Radio Navigation Initiative

The perils of the new Arctic shipping route, warmed by climate change, may diminish with a British-Russian radio navigation initiative, under development to

November 6, 2013
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Canadian Icebreakers Are Key to Increased Shipping in the Arctic

Oct. 30 (Bloomberg) — When the Danish-owned Nordic Orion became the first bulk carrier to transit the Northwest Passage, it relied on an escort for part

October 30, 2013
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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Insurance and Icebergs Still Present Huge Obstacles for Arctic Shipping

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The new shipping route opened up through the Arctic by climate change will not be crowded any time soon.

October 15, 2013
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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Vitol Brings Asian Diesel to Europe via Arctic’s Northern Sea Route

The world's top oil trader Vitol has brought tankers with Asian diesel to Europe via the Arctic Ocean, a journey rarely used for oil, in yet another evidence

October 10, 2013
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Dynagas Delivers LNG Cargo to Japan via Northern Sea Route

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) — Japan is set to receive its second spot cargo of liquefied natural gas from Norway via the Northern Sea Route as the world’s

October 1, 2013
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
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Stena Bulk and Hyundai Glovis to Collaborate in Arctic Shipping

Stena Bulk and South Korean Hyundai Glovis, the Hyundai group’s shipping arm, have announced a plan to work together on a long term shipping strategy

September 12, 2013
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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Port of Rotterdam Sees Arrival of First Commercial Ship via Northern Sea Route

A Chinese cargo ship has become the first commercial vessel to reach Rotterdam from Asia via the Northern Sea

September 11, 2013
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Tanker Damaged by Ice in Northern Sea Route, Remains Stuck

A tanker fully laden with diesel fuel has found out first hand that the Northern Sea Route is no place for taking

September 10, 2013
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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Tschudi Shipping: The Northern Sea Route Should Not Be Ignored

Global warming is making the Arctic Ocean more accessible for navigation and providing the maritime industry with the means to avoid using lengthy transits to

July 2, 2013
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Arctic Shipping Code Seen In Place By 2016 – IMO

A code regulating shipping in the high Arctic, where maritime traffic is expected to increase as the ice cap recedes, is due to be implemented in

June 5, 2013
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Opportunity Ripe for Shipping Boom Along Arctic Northern Sea Route, Experts Say

Shipping along the Arctic northern sea route is set to grow more than 30-fold over the next eight years and could account for a quarter of the cargo traffic

May 29, 2013
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