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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Piloting Arctic Waters And Other Major Shifts In Navigation

The following article by CDR Michael Hendersen, Navigation Manager NOAA was originally published in the December 2010 edition of CAMM , Council Of American

January 9, 2011
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Russian container ship makes history with round-trip arctic voyage

Last month, the Russian owned container ship Monchegorsk became the first vessel in history to sail the entire Northern Sea Route without icebreaker

November 17, 2010
Total Views: 75

Friday, October 1, 2010

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Reactors

BBC brings us news of Russia’s push to build the infrastructure needed to operate in the Arctic and control of the large reserves of oil and gas thought

October 1, 2010
Total Views: 14

Friday, August 27, 2010

M/V Nordic Barents set to take on Northern Sea Route

A historic event is set to take place in Northern Norway in early September, as a bulk carrier with a non-Russian flag will use the Northern Sea Route as

August 27, 2010
Total Views: 125

Friday, August 13, 2010

Greenland’s Peterman Glacier calves large iceberg – PHOTOS

The ASTER instrument on NASA’s Terra spacecraft captured this image of a massive iceberg from Greenland’s Petermann Glacier on Aug. 12, 2010. Image

August 13, 2010
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Russian Ship Smolninsky, Stuck In Ice – Incident Photo Of The Week

The Huffington Post sheds light on the details of this maritime

January 26, 2010
Total Views: 50

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

UAF chooses shipyard to build Alaska Region Research Vessel

More than three decades ago, marine scientists in the United States first identified the need for a research vessel capable of bringing scientists to

December 15, 2009
Total Views: 12

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Stenas’s DrillMAX Ice

Stena Drilling's decision to go into the Arctic was heavily influenced by the fact that oil prices were climbing higher and that new discoveries need to be

December 10, 2009
Total Views: 125

Friday, September 11, 2009

Two Beluga Vessels Successfully Transit the Arctic Passage

Beluga Group has announced that two of its multipurpose heavy lift project carriers, M/V Beluga Fraternity and M/V Beluga Foresight, have successfully

September 11, 2009
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Ship Photo of the Week – USCGC Healy and CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

This weeks ship photo of the week is of the USCGC Healy and the CCGS Louis S. St- Laurent side-by-side during last years expedition to map the artic seabed. 

July 29, 2009
Total Views: 27

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Battling Arctic Ice – Ship Photos

Photo set by maritime photographer terrafesta of a large ship battling arctic ice. Slideshow and Flickr photo

March 26, 2009
Total Views: 13

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Arctic Unprepared for Maritime Accidents – NOAA Reports

Via UNH/NOAA Report: Arctic Region Underprepared for Maritime Accidents January, 29, 2009 The existing infrastructure for responding to maritime

January 29, 2009
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Thursday, November 13, 2008

OmniTHRUSTER and The USCGC Healy

In keeping with the arctic theme, this weeks Interesting Ship is the United States Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20). The ship is a research icebreaker that

November 13, 2008
Total Views: 81

Monday, October 20, 2008

USCG Ice Breaker Fleet Update – Video

Here is an update from the Pentagon Channel on the status of the USCG Polar Ice Breaking fleet: More USCG official videos can be found at the USCGImagery

October 20, 2008
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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Photos Of The Week – Icebreaker Louis Saint Laurent

This week two photos tie for top billing. The first headlines the tour of photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand titled “Earth From Above“. It shows the

October 18, 2008
Total Views: 45

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Arctic Report Card Shows Failing Grades

(Courtesy: The Arctic Report Card is a yearly report released by NOAA’s Climate Program Office that tracks the Arctic atmosphere, sea ice,

October 16, 2008
Total Views: 5

Friday, October 3, 2008

Icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer – Interesting Ship of The Week

National Geographic also brings us this week’s Interesting Ship of The Week.  They tell us: >> NAME: The Palmer is named for a U.S. seal hunter

October 3, 2008
Total Views: 219

Thursday, September 18, 2008

The Numbers Are In! 2008 Arctic Sea Ice Retreat

With the close of this years arctic ice retreat and this years melt is just another reason to have scientists worrying.  While not quite reaching the extent

September 18, 2008
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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Arctic Map Shows Potential Hotspots for Dispute

UK’s International Boundary Research Unit from the University of Durham has released a detailed map showing maritime jurisdiction and boundaries for the

August 7, 2008
Total Views: 31

Friday, July 25, 2008
Ship Design

R/V Aurora Borealis, Drillship

  The most technologically advanced drillship in the world is not on lovaton in the gulf of mexico or in a Korean shipyard. Actually it’s not even

July 25, 2008
Total Views: 168


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