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Friday, March 23, 2018
Arctic Ocean Ice Near Record Low for Winter, Boost for Shipping
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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
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Monday, March 19, 2018
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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
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Monday, December 11, 2017
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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
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Friday, December 8, 2017
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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: 16

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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News

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: 89

Monday, October 9, 2017
The High Price of Protecting Arctic Towns From Tsunamis and Icebergs
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: 57

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Environment

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: 15

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: 77

Monday, September 12, 2016
Maritime News

Cruise Shipping The Once-Impenetrable Northwest Passage

By Katie Orlinsky (Bloomberg) On Aug. 16, the Crystal Serenity set out from Seward, Alaska, carrying 1,700 passengers and crew, and escorted by a

September 12, 2016
Total Views: 14

Thursday, September 8, 2016
arctic shipping
Maritime News

Age-Old Dream of Arctic Shipping Still Just a Dream

By Adam Minter (Bloomberg View) — For centuries, a harsh climate and ice-choked seas dashed the dreams of sailors attempting to cross the Canadian

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 68

Sunday, August 28, 2016
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VIDEO: US Coast Guard Pivots Arctic Operations

As the cruise ship Crystal Serenity and her 1,700 passengers and crew began her maiden northerly voyage from Alaska to New York this past week, Coast

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
World’s most dangerous cruise? 1,070-Passenger Ship To Enter Northwest Passage
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World’s most dangerous cruise? 1,070-Passenger Ship To Enter Northwest Passage

by Ethan Lou (Reuters) The first commercial cruise ship to sail through Canada’s Northwest Passage was set to depart on Tuesday, part of a growing Arctic

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 90

Monday, March 21, 2016
WATCH: U.S. Navy Attack Sub Emerges from Ice in the Arctic Circle
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WATCH: U.S. Navy Attack Sub Emerges from Ice in the Arctic Circle

Some new video filmed and released by the U.S. Navy shows the awesome moment when a nuclear-powered fast attack sub surfaces from below ice in the Arctic

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 294

Friday, December 4, 2015
Russian Oil Explorers Among Bidders for Norway Arctic Blocks
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Russian Oil Explorers Among Bidders for Norway Arctic Blocks

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Russian oil companies OAO Rosneft and Lukoil PJSC were among 26 explorers to apply for blocks in Norway’s new licensing

December 4, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, October 5, 2015
Russia and United States Square Off Over Arctic
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Russia and United States Square Off Over Arctic

  By David Axe Oct 5 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s recent trip to Alaska helped draw attention to global climate change – and to

October 5, 2015
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
President Obama Wants More Heavy Icebreakers
Maritime News

President Obama Wants More Heavy Icebreakers

  By Roberta Rampton ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept 1 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a faster timetable for buying a new heavy

September 1, 2015
Total Views: 23

Friday, August 28, 2015
Nations Joust But Arctic Payoff May Be Decades Away
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Nations Joust But Arctic Payoff May Be Decades Away

  By David J. Lynch (Bloomberg) — Even as melting Arctic glaciers threaten to swamp shorelines, nations from Russia to the U.S. are betting that

August 28, 2015
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Russia Lays Keel for Giant Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker
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Russia Lays Keel for Giant Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

  Russia’s state-owned Baltic Shipyard (Baltijskiy Zavod-Sudostroyenie) has hosted the keel laying ceremony for a nuclear-powered icebreaker being

May 27, 2015
Total Views: 46

Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Blog

Is the United States Positioned to Lead in the Arctic?

As the United States readies to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council today, it is timely to assess where the United States stands in terms of its ability

April 26, 2015
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Monday, October 27, 2014
High Arctic Costs Deter Business Despite Thaw
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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
Total Views: 62
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