Tuesday, October 20, 2020
China's polar icebreaker Xuelong 2

Without Icebreakers, How Will The US Navy Defend Greenland?

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Oct 20 (Reuters) On a windy August afternoon in 2017, Akitsinnguaq Ina Olsen was relaxing in the old harbor of Nuuk, Greenland’s capital, when a Chinese icebreaker...

October 20, 2020
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Maritime News

New Break in Greenland’s Largest Ice Shelf Signals Rapid Melting

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) –As the summer melt season reaches its peak, the largest Arctic ice shelf has jettisoned a piece of ice twice the size of Manhattan. The Geological...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 22

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 installation. Thule’s arctic environment includes icebergs...

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 63

Monday, July 16, 2018
Maritime News

Massive Iceberg Threatens Greenland Village

(Reuters) – An iceberg the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, causing fear that it could swamp the settlement...

July 16, 2018
Total Views: 50

Monday, July 9, 2018
Royal Arctic Line new cargo ships
Maritime News

Havyard to Design Two Cargo Ships for Greenland’s Royal Arctic Line

Norwegian ship designer Havyard Design & Solutions has been awarded a contract to the two new cargo vessels for Greenland’s exclusive shipping company Royal Arctic Line. The vessels will be...

July 9, 2018
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Greenland Ferry Finally Free After Several Days Beset By Ice

An Arctic Umiaq Line ferry has finally freed itself from an ice flow off Greenland’s southwest coast after spending several days beset by ice. The Greenland coastal ferry, MS Sarfaq...

March 29, 2018
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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Maersk Oil Postpones Decision to Drill Offshore Greenland

COPENHAGEN, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Maersk Oil, a unit of Denmark’s A. P. Moller-Maersk, has postponed a decision on whether to drill for oil at a exploration licence off the...

January 7, 2015
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Monday, February 4, 2013

WATCH – Largest Glacier Calving Ever Captured on Film

On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the...

February 4, 2013
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 20, 2012

Incident Photos of The Week – Walking on Water in Greenland

The M/V Vega Sagittarius sits high above the water after running aground last week near Nuuk, Greenland. The 11,811 dwt vessel, which is chartered by Royal Arctic Line, was enroute...

August 20, 2012
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Monday, August 6, 2012
iceberg arctic greenland ice

Icebergs Pose an Increasing Threat to Offshore Oil Exploration

(Bloomberg) — Oil companies off Greenland’s shores may be basing risk assessments on outdated information as icebergs splinter the island’s coastline at an ever faster pace, scientists and environmentalists said....

August 6, 2012
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
ocean rig corcovado cairn energy

Cairn Puts the Brakes on Arctic Drilling After Unsuccessful $600 Million Campaign in 2011

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Cairn Energy PLC (CNE.LN) Tuesday shrugged off the disappointment of a $1.19 billion full-year loss, insisting that there were sufficient “transformational” opportunities in its oil exploration and development portfolio...

March 20, 2012
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Aasiaat greenland

2000 Miles from Nowhere… Statoil and Cairn Plan to Drill off Northwestern Greenland

Statoil has acquired a 30.625% working interest in the Pitu licence in Baffin Bay. The license was awarded to Cairn Energy during the first Baffin Bay licensing round in December...

January 23, 2012
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