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Friday, September 20, 2019
Start of the Arctic research expedition in Norway
Maritime News

Arctic Expedition to Investigate ‘Epicenter of Climate Change”

For the first time ever, scientists will use a modern research icebreaker to drift in the ice for an entire year, allowing scientists to investigate the Arctic

September 20, 2019
Total Views: 32

Friday, September 13, 2019
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Offshore

Melting Arctic Means New, and Faster, Subsea Cables

By Thomas Pfeiffer and Ilya Khrennikov (Bloomberg) –Global warming has opened up Arctic passages to new shipping routes. Now the melting ice is handing

September 13, 2019
Total Views: 138

Monday, August 26, 2019
Azipod-Equipped Norwegian Coast Guard Vessel Reaches North Pole
Maritime News

Azipod-Equipped Norwegian Coast Guard Vessel Reaches North Pole

The Norwegian Coast Guard vessel KV Svalbard Nordpolen has become the first Norwegian ship to reach the North Pole. Built in 2001, the KV Svalbard is a

August 26, 2019
Total Views: 100

Sunday, August 25, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Macron Calls on Shipping Lines to Shun Arctic Route

By James Regan and Irina Reznik (Bloomberg) — French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on container lines to avoid using a new Arctic shipping route

August 25, 2019
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Arctic Cruises Accused of Leaving Indigenous People in the Cold

By Sonia Elks LONDON, Aug 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A lust for adventure tourism is driving a rise in the number of cruise ships touring the

August 13, 2019
Total Views: 25

Friday, August 2, 2019
Helicopter Landing On icebergs
Blog

Icebreaker Salvages Lost Recordings Of Beluga whales

by Matthew Green (Reuters) – A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 33

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Teekay LNG Icebreaker Eduard Toll
Maritime News

Arctic Sea Route Opens For Yamal LNG Cargo

by Sabina Zawadzki (Reuters) – A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker carrying a cargo from the Yamal LNG plant has spent this week making its way through

July 6, 2019
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Putin’s Arctic Plans Are a Climate Change Bet -Opinion

By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg Opinion) — Last weekend, Russia launched the last of a new crew of atomic icebreakers meant to consolidate the

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 9

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Russia, Eyeing Arctic Future, Launches Nuclear Icebreaker
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: 60

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: 28

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: 20

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thule Air Base
Defense

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: 116

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: 26

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
The Christophe de Margerie, an ice-class tanker fitted out to transport liquefied natural gas, is docked at the Yamal LNG facility in Arctic port of Sabetta, Yamalo-Nenets district, Russia March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova/File Photo
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: 36

Friday, January 11, 2019
ship navigation bridge
Interesting

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: 104

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: 36

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: 8

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: 27

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Green Coalition Calls on Carnival Corp. to Stop Use of Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic
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: 5

Friday, May 4, 2018
Adm. James G Stavridis
Defense

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: 34
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