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Monday, January 1, 2024
Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Forges Ahead Despite Sanction-Driven Shipbuilder Cancellations
Shipping

Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Forges Ahead Despite Sanction-Driven Shipbuilder Cancellations

(Bloomberg) Russia’s biggest liquefied natural gas producer began production at its Arctic LNG 2 project — despite US sanctions — in a move that could

January 1, 2024
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Saturday, December 23, 2023
Polar Star at anchor in Taylor Bay, Alaska
Offshore

US Claims Huge Chunk of Seabed Amid Strategic Push For Resources

By Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) –The US extended its claims on the ocean floor by an area twice the size of California, securing rights to

December 23, 2023
Total Views: 26667

Sunday, October 22, 2023
Russian Navy's guided missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov takes part in the drills in the Barents Sea.Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

NATO Admiral Says Growing China-Russia Ties Raise Risk in Arctic

By Danielle Bochove and Natalia Drozdiak (Bloomberg) –NATO is increasingly concerned about China’s shipping on Russia’s Northern Sea route, and

October 22, 2023
Total Views: 3239

Friday, September 1, 2023
Qeqertaq Avannarleq, the northern most island
Blog

Was The World’s ‘Northern-Most Island’ Erased From Charts?

by Kevin Hamilton (University of Hawaii) In 2021, an expedition off the icy northern Greenland coast spotted what appeared to be a previously uncharted island.

September 1, 2023
Total Views: 12408

Sunday, August 13, 2023
Photo of The oceanographic research vessel NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown is the largest ship in NOAA's fleet by Wes Struble of NOAA
NOAA

Repairing and Upgrading NOAA’s Great White Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the realm of seafaring, mariners maintain a keen eye on two things: weather and the maps that guide them safely through unknown

August 13, 2023
Total Views: 6288

Saturday, August 12, 2023
Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu visits remote Arctic garrisons of the Northern Fleet. Image by Russian Defence Ministry
Defense

Russian Warships Sent To Arctic

Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu inspected remote Arctic garrisons of the Northern Fleet, the ministry said on

August 12, 2023
Total Views: 24329

Thursday, July 13, 2023
US Coast Guard Deploys Icebreaker on Months-Long Mission to the Arctic
USCG

US Coast Guard Deploys Icebreaker on Months-Long Mission to the Arctic

The U.S. Coast Guard deployed USCGC Healy, a 420-ft medium icebreaker, on a multiple-month mission to the Arctic from Seattle on Tuesday.  The Healy is set to

July 13, 2023
Total Views: 3201

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Polar Star at anchor in Taylor Bay, Alaska
Defense

Is America Losing The Arctic Race?

By Josh Caldon (CIMSEC) Almost weekly there is another story insinuating that the US is losing the “race for the Arctic.” Those who support the claim that

April 29, 2023
Total Views: 3952

Friday, April 28, 2023
Arctic Floating Wind Park Project Selects Odfjell Oceanwind’s Floating Wind Turbine Solution
Uncategorized

Arctic Floating Wind Park Project Selects Odfjell Oceanwind’s Floating Wind Turbine Solution

Odfjell Oceanwind says its innovative floating wind turbine foundation solution Deepsea Star™ has been chosen for the groundbreaking GoliatVIND wind park

April 28, 2023
Total Views: 1727

Sunday, March 12, 2023
Biden Issues Limits On Oil Drilling In Alaska, Arctic Ocean
Offshore

Biden Issues Limits On Oil Drilling In Alaska, Arctic Ocean

March 12 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will prevent or limit oil drilling in 13 million acres of Alaska and the Arctic Ocean, the

March 12, 2023
Total Views: 2085

Friday, February 10, 2023
Bouvet Island arrival
News

HAM Radio Team Reaches World’s Most Remote Island

By John Konrad (K5HIP) Last week, after a long and treacherous voyage, a team of amateur radio operators arrived on the world’s most remote island,

February 10, 2023
Total Views: 18228

Friday, December 2, 2022
Ships bridge silhouetted with Antarctic Icebergs on the Horizon
Shipping

Fiber-Optic Cable Linking Europe and Asia via the Arctic Secures First Investment

By Anne Kauranen HELSINKI, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A plan to build the first fiber-optic cable across the Arctic has secured its first investment,

December 2, 2022
Total Views: 1339

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Russia Opens Arctic Oil Tanker Route To China
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
Total Views: 2308

Sunday, October 16, 2022
China NATO
Navy

NATO And China Face-Off At Arctic Summit

By Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) A senior NATO official confronted a Chinese diplomat over China’s failure to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine,

October 16, 2022
Total Views: 3935

Sunday, October 9, 2022
Antarctic Service Member
Incidents

NSF Reports Sexual Harassment On Antarctic Expeditions

A recently released report commissioned by the National Science Foundation (NSF) reveals the extent of sexual harassment in

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 3032

Saturday, September 17, 2022
Russia Conducts Military Drills In Arctic Sea
Maritime Security

Russia Conducts Military Drills In Arctic Sea

(Reuters) – Russian nuclear-powered submarines fired cruise missiles in the Arctic on Friday as part of military drills designed to test

September 17, 2022
Total Views: 2806

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
Total Views: 1581

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
New Battery-Powered Expedition Cruise Ship Named ‘Next to the North Pole’
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
Total Views: 1788

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Legislation Moves Forward To Block Oil Drilling In Most U.S. Waters
News

Legislation Moves Forward To Block Oil Drilling In Most U.S. Waters

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Legislation to block oil drilling in most U.S. waters and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge edged

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 2890

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Greenland expedition discover 'world's northernmost island'
Environment

It Was Not Our Intention To Discover A New Island

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters)-Scientists last month set foot on a tiny island off the coast of Greenland which they say is the world’s

August 28, 2021
Total Views: 2865
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