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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
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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
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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
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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
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Saturday, April 29, 2023
Is America Losing The Arctic Race?
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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: 2862

Friday, August 6, 2021
Russian Arctic Cable Layer
Offshore

Russia Starts Arctic Cable Laying Project

By Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) – Russia on Friday begins laying its first undersea fiber optic communications cable through the Arctic as part of a

August 6, 2021
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Thursday, June 3, 2021
MS Roald Amundsen Itinerary
Cruise Ships

Now You Can Sail Pole To Pole For Just $64,581

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Do you like very long voyages and eating steak tartare while getting battered about in the Roaring 40s, Furious 50s, and Screaming

June 3, 2021
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Secretary of State Blinken Criticizes Russia’s ‘Unlawful Maritime Claims’ in the Arctic

By Humeyra Pamuk and Nikolaj Skydsgaard REYKJAVIK, May 18 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday criticized Russia’s

May 18, 2021
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