Friday, October 15, 2021
Defense

U.S. Navy Disputes Claim that Russia Chased a Destroyer Away From Its Waters

MOSCOW, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Russia said one of its military vessels chased away a U.S. naval destroyer that attempted to violate Russian territorial waters during Russian-Chinese naval drills in...

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 1896

Monday, October 11, 2021
nuclear icebreaker convoy
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
Total Views: 1305

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Offshore

Gazprom Plans to Start Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Next Month

By Irina Reznik and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Gazprom PJSC is planning to start flowing natural gas through one of the world’s most controversial pipelines next month, according to people with...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 445

Friday, September 3, 2021
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Shipbuilding

Russia To Build Its First LNG-Fuelled Icebreaker

MOSCOW, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Metals miner Nornickel said it will participate in the design and building of Russia’s first dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel icebreaker to prepare...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 1210

Friday, August 20, 2021
Offshore

Just a Few Miles Go for Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, Says Putin

MOSCOW, Aug 20 (Reuters) – There are only 15 km (9 miles) left to finish the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that bypasses Ukraine, Russian President...

August 20, 2021
Total Views: 1423

Saturday, August 14, 2021
MINERVA_SYMPHONY Tanker Black Sea
Oil Spill

Russia Opens Criminal Investigation Over Black Sea Tanker Spill

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russian investigators were conducting searches at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) after last Saturday’s oil spill near the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, the regional branch...

August 14, 2021
Total Views: 2204

Friday, August 6, 2021
Russian Arctic Cable Layer
Offshore

Russia Starts Arctic Cable Laying Project

By Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) – Russia on Friday begins laying its first undersea fiber optic communications cable through the Arctic as part of a state-run project to bring high-speed internet...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 1980

Saturday, July 24, 2021
United Shipbuilding Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov.
Maritime News

Putin Reviews New Short Sea Shipping Plans To Bypass Suez Canal

This week Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country’s shipbuilding executives to review plans to prioritize short sea shipping with the hope of bypassing the Suez Canal. “We are...

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 5064

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: 1220

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...

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 1230

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: 1517

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: 18214

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: 2676

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: 2767

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: 3479

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: 1489

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: 3299

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

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: 1794

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: 5040