Sunday, May 26, 2019
Maritime News

Russia, Eyeing Arctic Future, Launches Nuclear Icebreaker

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 25 (Reuters) – Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its

May 26, 2019
Total Views: 53

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

Thursday, May 2, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Pentagon Concerned About China’s Increasing Presence in the Arctic

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) – Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a

May 2, 2019
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thule Air Base

Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation

Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military’s northernmost

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 100

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Opinion: China Is Joining the Rush for Arctic Riches

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — I recently wrote a column on the challenges posed by China both on the South China Sea and globally on the deep

April 17, 2019
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Maritime News

Novatek Wants Arctic Sea Route Open Year Round

by Sabina Zawadzki (Reuters) – Russian gas producer Novatek wants to use nuclear icebreakers to keep the Northern Sea Route, a shipping path traversing

February 27, 2019
Total Views: 35

Friday, January 11, 2019
ship navigation bridge

Shifting North Magnetic Pole Forces Unprecedented Navigation Fix

By Alister Doyle OSLO, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Rapid shifts in the Earth’s north magnetic pole are forcing researchers to make an unprecedented

January 11, 2019
Total Views: 97

Thursday, January 10, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Oceans Warming Faster Than Predicted, Scientists Say

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature

January 10, 2019
Total Views: 34

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: 4

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Teekay LNG Icebreaker Eduard Toll
Maritime News

Costs Melt As LNG Traffic Picks Up In The Arctic Circle

By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) A new trade route for energy supplies is opening up north of the Arctic Circle as some of the warmest temperatures on record

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Maritime News

Green Coalition Calls on Carnival Corp. to Stop Use of Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

A coalition of environmental groups is calling on Carnival Corporation to stop its use of heavy fuel oil on its ships operating in the Arctic just as the

July 11, 2018
Total Views: 4

Friday, May 4, 2018
Adm. James G Stavridis

How To Avoid A Naval Cold War In The High North

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the classic Cold War novel (and fine 1965 film) “The Bedford Incident,” a U.S. destroyer on a NATO

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 29

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: 95

Monday, March 19, 2018
ship wake in arctic
Maritime News

China Building Arctic Cruise Ship for “Polar Silk Road”

SHANGHAI, March 17 (Reuters) – China has begun building its first polar expedition cruise ship, state news agency Xinhua reported Saturday, as the

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, December 11, 2017
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

The Arctic Threat to OPEC’s Grand Oil Price Strategy

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Gadfly) — When Saudi Arabia’s oil minister attended Friday’s grand opening of a giant liquefied natural gas plant in

December 11, 2017
Total Views: 2

Friday, December 8, 2017
fishing boat in arctic
Maritime News

In the Arctic Ocean, at Least, Diplomacy Works

By The Editors (Bloomberg View) — Amid resurgent nationalism and talk of nuclear war, it’s been a rough year for global diplomacy. So a 10-party

December 8, 2017
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
arctic ice

Arctic Sea Ice May Be Declining Faster Than Expected -Study

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Arctic sea ice may be thinning faster than predicted because salty snow on the surface of the ice skews the accuracy

October 24, 2017
Total Views: 67

Monday, October 9, 2017
Maritime News

The High Price of Protecting Arctic Towns From Tsunamis and Icebergs

By Adam Popescu (Bloomberg) — An island with a 3,893-foot granite mountain juts out of the icy ocean in Greenland’s Karrat Fjord. Beside icebergs the

October 9, 2017
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sea Ice Has Diminished Much Faster Than Climate Models Anticipated

By Eric Roston and Blacki Migliozzi (Bloomberg) Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 14

Monday, January 30, 2017
Yamal icebreaker
Maritime News

Russia in Biggest Arctic Military Push Since Soviet Fall

By Andrew Osborn MURMANSK, Russia, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The nuclear icebreaker Lenin, the pride and joy of the Soviet Union’s Arctic great game, lies

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 71