Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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 new...

December 10, 2019
Total Views: 16

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 being built on the fringe...

April 11, 2019
Total Views: 12

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 to back out of the island nation’s...

January 23, 2018
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Blog

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 Icelandic woman in a rare...

January 24, 2017
Total Views: 27

Sunday, September 7, 2014
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 Iceland.

September 7, 2014
Total Views: 15

Monday, November 4, 2013
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 coast of Iceland.

November 4, 2013
Total Views: 15

Sunday, November 3, 2013
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 southwest coast of Iceland near the capital city of Reykjavík.

November 3, 2013
Total Views: 11

Thursday, October 31, 2013
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 Iceland.

October 31, 2013
Total Views: 9