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Friday, September 15, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Whaling ships are seen docked at a wharf in Rejkjavik January 29, 2009. The sign on the ship reads, "Whale". REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo
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Iceland Suspends Whaling Ship Over Animal Welfare Violation

COPENHAGEN, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Iceland has suspended the operations of one of its two whaling vessels for taking too long to kill a fin whale,

September 15, 2023
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Iceland Bans Use of Heavy Fuel Oil
Maritime News

Iceland Bans Use of Heavy Fuel Oil

Iceland is moving to ban the use of heavy fuel oil as the Nordic island nation looks to clean up air quality in and around its coastal areas.  The

December 10, 2019
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Reykjavik, Iceland
Maritime News

Iceland Builds Arctic Port as Global Shipping Routes Get Redrawn

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir (Bloomberg) — As global warming creates shipping routes that can cut across the northern tip of the planet, a new port is

April 11, 2019
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Reykjavik, Iceland
News

Iceland’s Offshore Oil Dreams Fade as Operators Back Out

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Iceland’s hope of finding oil offshore its coast is fading after China and Norway decided

January 23, 2018
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Fishing Trawler Crewmen Held in Iceland Murder Mystery
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Fishing Trawler Crewmen Held in Iceland Murder Mystery

Two crewman from the Greenlandic fishing trawler Polar Nanoq have been arrested in Iceland and are being held as suspects in the murder of 20-year-old

January 24, 2017
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Sunday, September 7, 2014
Cargo Ship Refloated in Iceland – PHOTOS
Accidents

Cargo Ship Refloated in Iceland – PHOTOS

Efforts are underway today to refloat a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship that ran hard aground along the east coast of

September 7, 2014
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Monday, November 4, 2013
New Photos Reveal Damage to Fire Scorched MV Fernanda Off Iceland
Fire Incidents

New Photos Reveal Damage to Fire Scorched MV Fernanda Off Iceland

New pictures released Monday by the Icelandic Coast Guard provide some more insight into damage caused by an engine room fire onboard the MV Fernanda off the

November 4, 2013
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Sunday, November 3, 2013
Fire Extinguished Onboard MV Fernanda Near Iceland [UPDATE]
Fire Incidents

Fire Extinguished Onboard MV Fernanda Near Iceland [UPDATE]

Icelandic Coast Guard crews continued fighting a fire onboard the MV Fernanda Friday evening into Saturday while west of Faxafloi, a bay located on the

November 3, 2013
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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Icelandic Coast Guard Continues Response to Cargo Ship Fire
Fire Incidents

Icelandic Coast Guard Continues Response to Cargo Ship Fire

The Icelandic Coast Guard continued its response Thursday to a fire onboard the Ro/Ro cargo ship Fernanda off the coast of

October 31, 2013
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