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Friday, February 16, 2024
Icebreaker escorting vessels along the Northern Sea Route. (Source: Sovcomflot)

Russia Eases Icebreaker Escort Rules to Promote Year-Round Arctic Shipping

In an effort to pave the way for year-round transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the Northern Sea Route, the Russian government eased the requirements

February 16, 2024
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Monday, January 1, 2024
The Christophe de Margerie, an ice-class tanker fitted out to transport liquefied natural gas, is docked at the Yamal LNG facility in Arctic port of Sabetta, Yamalo-Nenets district, Russia March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova/File Photo

Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 Forges Ahead Despite Sanction-Driven Shipbuilder Cancellations

(Bloomberg) Russia’s biggest liquefied natural gas producer began production at its Arctic LNG 2 project — despite US sanctions — in a move that could

January 1, 2024
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Tuesday, October 24, 2023
nuclear icebreaker convoy

Russia and DP World to Develop Arctic’s Northern Sea Route

Oct 24 (Reuters) – Russian nuclear agency Rosatom said on Tuesday it has set up a joint venture with Dubai’s DP World to develop

October 24, 2023
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Tuesday, September 12, 2023
A photo of the capesize bulk carrier Gingo taken from an Atomflot icebreaker.

First Capesize Bulk Carrier and Non Ice-Class Tanker Transit the Northern Sea Route to China

The bulk carrier Gingo has become the first capesize ship to sail the Northern Sea Route, according to Russian media reports. Separately, a non

September 12, 2023
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Monday, August 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The tanker SCF Irtysh pictured on May 10, 2017. Photo credit: MartinLueke/Shutterstock

Russia Ships Naphtha to China Via Northern Sea Route

MOSCOW, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Russia is shipping a rare naphtha cargo via the North Sea Route (NSR) as Moscow seeks to increase supplies using the route to

August 21, 2023
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Saturday, August 12, 2023
Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu visits remote Arctic garrisons of the Northern Fleet. Image by Russian Defence Ministry

Russian Warships Sent To Arctic

Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu inspected remote Arctic garrisons of the Northern Fleet, the ministry said on

August 12, 2023
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Thursday, June 15, 2023
nuclear icebreaker convoy

Kremlin Urges Faster Action to Let Foreign Vessels Use Northern Sea Route

MOSCOW, June 15 (Reuters) – A Kremlin aide urged the Russian government on Thursday to adopt legislation allowing foreign flagged vessels to

June 15, 2023
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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016

Russia Planing Year-Round Navigation of the Northern Sea Route in Early 2024

Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom and Novatek, Russia’s largest natural gas producer, plan to launch year-round navigation in the

May 24, 2023
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Monday, June 27, 2022
Russian LNG Ship Concludes Northern Sea Route Voyage

Russian LNG Ship Concludes Northern Sea Route Voyage

by John Konrad (gCaptain) According to the ship-tracking website Marine Traffic, the arctic LNG tanker Nikolay Yevgenov has arrived in the Pacific Ocean after

June 27, 2022
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Monday, October 11, 2021
nuclear icebreaker convoy

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

October 11, 2021
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Friday, July 23, 2021
Russia Shows Renewed Interest in LNG-Powered Icebreakers

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,

July 23, 2021
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Friday, May 21, 2021
Arctic Superpowers Jostle for Position as Russia Takes on Key Role

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

May 21, 2021
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Monday, January 18, 2021
Christophe de margerie

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

January 18, 2021
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Sunday, December 13, 2020
russian convoy Arctic ocean

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

December 13, 2020
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Russian Tall Ship Completes Historic Northern Sea Route Passage
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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

October 14, 2020
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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,

August 28, 2020
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Thursday, August 6, 2020
maersk arctic
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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

August 6, 2020
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Friday, July 24, 2020
Vladimir Rusanov tanker
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

July 24, 2020
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

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

January 17, 2020
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Monday, October 21, 2019
nuclear icebreaker convoy
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

October 21, 2019
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