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: 3274

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: 6111

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: 320

Friday, August 28, 2020
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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: 50

Thursday, August 6, 2020
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: 11

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: 28

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: 21

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: 14

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: 0

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: 17

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: 9

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: 14

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: 5

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: 6

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: 72

Thursday, May 2, 2019
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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: 3

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: 4

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Maritime News

First Yamal LNG Cargo Shipped to China’s CNOOC via Northern Sea Route

Russian oil and gas firm Novatek has shipped it first cargo of Arctic gas produced at Yamal LNG to China National Offshore Oil Corporation. The LNG cargo was delivered to...

November 15, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Lomonosov Prospect northern sea route
Maritime News

LNG-Powered Tanker Completes Transit of Northern Sea Route

The LNG-fueled Aframax tanker Lomonosov Prospect has successfully completed its first commercial voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a cargo of oil from the Republic of Korea...

October 31, 2018
Total Views: 5

Friday, October 12, 2018
Interesting

Photos: Venta Maersk’s Passage of the Northern Sea Route

On 22 August 2018, the Maersk Line feeder ship Venta Maersk departed from the port of Vladivostok in Russia for its maiden voyage to northern Europe, where it will enter...

October 12, 2018
Total Views: 62