Monday, October 11, 2021
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News

Russia Aims For 365 Day Northern Sea Route Next Year

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said on...

October 11, 2021
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Friday, July 23, 2021
Shipping

Russia Shows Renewed Interest in LNG-Powered Icebreakers

By Gleb Stolyarov ST PETERSBURG, July 23 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build its first batch of icebreakers that are powered by liquified natural gas, a top official said on Friday,...

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 1222

Friday, May 21, 2021
Shipping

Arctic Superpowers Jostle for Position as Russia Takes on Key Role

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) — A battle of words between top Russian and U.S. diplomats this week is the latest sign of rising tensions between superpowers racing to seize Arctic resources...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 5530

Monday, January 18, 2021
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Shipping

Russia Prepares Earliest-Ever Arctic LNG Transit to Asia

By Irina Reznik, Anna Shiryaevskaya and Dina Khrennikova (Bloomberg) — Russia is preparing to make the earliest-ever shipment of liquefied natural gas to Asia, taking advantage of thinning ice in the...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 3401

Sunday, December 13, 2020
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Environment

Longest Arctic Shipping Season Tops Off a Year of Climate Disasters

By Anna Shiryaevskaya, Laura Millan Lombrana and Olga Tanas (Bloomberg) — Thinning ice in the Arctic Ocean made this year’s navigation season for natural gas tankers the longest on record, the latest sign...

December 13, 2020
Total Views: 6287

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Maritime News

Russian Tall Ship Completes Historic Northern Sea Route Passage

A 100-year-old tall ship has successful transited the full length of the fabled Northern Sea Route. After departing from Vladivostok, Russia in mid-August, the Sedov completed the east-west passage this...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 395

Friday, August 28, 2020
Lomonosov Prospect northern sea route
Maritime News

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polluting Ships Stream Into Polar Waters

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) – As melting sea ice opens the Arctic to navigation, more ships are plying the loosely regulated polar waters, bringing increasing amounts of...

August 28, 2020
Total Views: 70

Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Maritime News

Arctic Sea Ice Shrank to Record Lows in July

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) –Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the lowest level since at least 1979 for July as temperatures spiked in the region, leaving large stretches of...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 13

Friday, July 24, 2020
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Maritime News

Novatek Ships LNG to Japan Via Northern Sea Route

July 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s Novatek announced on Friday it has shipped its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the Yamal LNG project to Japan via the Northern Sea...

July 24, 2020
Total Views: 54

Monday, October 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Russia Willing to Pay to Lure Shippers to the Arctic

(Bloomberg) –Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential risks to make that happen. President...

October 21, 2019
Total Views: 68

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Maritime News

MSC Rules Out Using the Northern Sea Route

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is joining a growing list of carriers that have pledged not to use the Northern Sea Route for shipping between Europe and Asia. MSC said in...

October 17, 2019
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Russia’s Lukoil Sells Rare Arctic Crude Oil to China

By Shu Zhang and Olga Yagova SINGAPORE/MOSCOW, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Russian oil producer Lukoil has sold a cargo of Varandey Blend crude to a Chinese buyer with the shipment...

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 10

Friday, September 6, 2019
Lomonosov Prospect northern sea route
Maritime News

Northern Sea Route Shipping Expected to Quadruple by 2024

Russia expects shipping along the Northern Sea Route in to increase more than four-fold by 2024 compared to 2018 levels. The outlook was presented this week during a working meeting...

September 6, 2019
Total Views: 33

Friday, August 30, 2019
Korolev Prospect lng tanker
Maritime News

LNG-Powered Crude Oil Tanker Crossing Northern Sea Route

An LNG-powered tanker loaded with over 100,000 metric tons of crude oil is transiting the Northern Sea Route for the first time as climate change continues to make the route...

August 30, 2019
Total Views: 27

Friday, August 23, 2019
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Maritime News

CMA CGM Rules Out Northern Sea Route for its Fleet

CMA CGM has ruled out using the Northern Sea Route for trade between Asia and Europe despite it being navigable during much of the year due to climate change. The...

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 29

Monday, July 29, 2019
Vladimir Rusanov tanker
Maritime News

LNG Carrier ‘Vladimir Rusanov’ Opens Northern Sea Route Summer Navigation Season

Russian gas producer Novatek said its LNG carrier “Vladimir Rusanov” has completed an eastbound transit of the Northern Sea Route, officially opening this year’s summer navigation season. Novatek says the...

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 16

Monday, June 24, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Russia’s Rosatom Sees Northern Sea Route Development Costing $11.7 Billion

By Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW, June 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s ambitious Northern Sea Route (NSR) requires 735 billion roubles ($11.7 billion) in investments, with the state budget to provide...

June 24, 2019
Total Views: 40

Monday, June 17, 2019
Maritime News

Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video was released by the Russian-based media company TimeLab which...

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 211

Thursday, May 2, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Pentagon Concerned About China’s Increasing Presence in the Arctic

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) – Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment...

May 2, 2019
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Maritime News

Novatek Wants Arctic Sea Route Open Year Round

by Sabina Zawadzki (Reuters) – Russian gas producer Novatek wants to use nuclear icebreakers to keep the Northern Sea Route, a shipping path traversing the Arctic to Asia, open all...

February 27, 2019
Total Views: 19