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,...

9 hours ago
Total Views: 266

nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Russia’s Rosatom and DP World Team Up to Develop Arctic Shipping Route

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy company Rosatom and Dubai-based logistics firm DP World have agreed to establish a joint venture to develop the Northern Sea Route as a viable shipping route...

10 hours ago
Total Views: 480

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy
Offshore

U.S. and Germany End Energy Rift With Nord Stream 2 Accord

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. and Germany have completed a deal approving completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, effectively ending a longstanding rift over German gas purchases from Russia,...

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 1407

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Shipping

Russia Warns Britain: Sail Near Crimea Again and Your Sailors Will Get Hurt

MOSCOW, July 14 (Reuters) – A senior Russian security official warned Britain on Wednesday not to sail its warships near Russian-annexed Crimea again unless it wanted its sailors to get...

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 18151

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Evertsen frigate
Defense

Netherlands Says Russian Jets Harassed Frigate in Black Sea

AMSTERDAM, June 29 (Reuters) – The Netherlands’ defense minister said on Tuesday that Russian fighter jets armed with air-to-surface missiles had harassed a Dutch navy frigate in the Black Sea earlier this...

June 29, 2021
Total Views: 2656

Friday, June 25, 2021
hms destroyer
Defense

Russia Warns UK and U.S. Not to Tempt Fate in Black Sea

MOSCOW, June 25 (Reuters) – Russia warned Britain and the United States on Friday against “tempting fate” by sending warships to the Black Sea, and said it would defend its...

June 25, 2021
Total Views: 2753

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Defense

Russia Says It Fired Warning Shots at British Destroyer Off Crimea

By Maria Kiselyova and Andrew MacAskill MOSCOW/LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British warship...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 3465

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Shipping

Tanker Shortage Delays Russian Arctic LNG Shipments to Asia

By Dina Khrennikova and Olga Tanas (Bloomberg) — Russia’s largest liquefied natural gas producer plans to start shipments to Asia across the Arctic in mid-June, one month later than last year,...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 1479

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Offshore

Russia Nearing Completion of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

MOSCOW, June 3 (Reuters) – The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is almost complete with just 100 kilometers (62 miles) left to build, TASS news agency...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 3283

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: 5516

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Secretary of State Blinken Criticizes Russia’s ‘Unlawful Maritime Claims’ in the Arctic

By Humeyra Pamuk and Nikolaj Skydsgaard REYKJAVIK, May 18 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday criticized Russia’s activities in the Arctic region, describing them as ‘unlawful...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 1792

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
rolls-royce-bergen-engine
Engines

Norway’s Suspension of Bergen Engines Sale a ‘Serious Concern’, Russia Embassy Says

by Terje Solsvik (Reuters) – Norway’s decision to suspend the planned sale of a maritime engine maker to Russia’s TMH Group is a matter of “serious concern” and suggests possible...

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 5020

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Offshore

EU Lawmakers Call for Halt to Nord Stream 2 After Kremlin Critic’s Arrest

By Kate Abnett and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers passed a resolution on Thursday calling for the bloc to stop the completion of the Nord...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 2123

Monday, January 18, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Plans to Sanction ‘Fortuna’ Vessel Doing Nord Stream 2 Work

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 8668

Christophe de margerie
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: 3397

Friday, January 15, 2021
Offshore

Construction Set to Start on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Danish Waters

BERLIN, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 (NS2) consortium on Friday said preparatory work to complete the subsea gas pipeline to Germany in Danish waters can go...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2637

Monday, December 28, 2020
Accidents

Russian Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea with 17 Missing

By Maria Kiselyova and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 6413

Thursday, December 17, 2020
china navy ships
Defense

U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Issue New Maritime Strategy

The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard have today issued a new maritime strategy providing strategic guidance for their plan for facing adversaries at sea over the next decade....

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 14024

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Christophe de margerie
Shipbuilding

Russia to Build Far East Metal Plant to Supply Arctic Shipbuilding

MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build a metals plant in the Far East at an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and supply steel sheet to the Zvezda...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 2439

Monday, October 26, 2020
Maritime News

Nord Stream 2 Pipe-Laying Vessel Underway to Project Hub

MOSCOW, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy, expected to be used to finish the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, is heading towards the German project hub...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 182