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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Christophe de Margerie first cargo
News

Russia Wins in Arctic After U.S. Fails to Kill Giant Gas Project

By Jack Farchy and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Building the $27 billion Yamal liquefied natural gas project meant shipping more than 5 million

December 14, 2017
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Monday, December 11, 2017
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

The Arctic Threat to OPEC’s Grand Oil Price Strategy

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Gadfly) — When Saudi Arabia’s oil minister attended Friday’s grand opening of a giant liquefied natural gas plant in

December 11, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, December 8, 2017
yamal lng commissioned
News

Russia Commissions $27 Billion Yamal LNG Project in Russian Arctic

By Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — As Russia’s President Vladimir Putin oversees the official start of a $27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the

December 8, 2017
Total Views: 139

Monday, November 27, 2017
An LNG carrier at night
Maritime News

Plan Underway to Subdue Russian Gas With German LNG Terminal

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) — The old trading city of Hamburg in northwest Germany will soon become the center for a drive in

November 27, 2017
Total Views: 7

Monday, November 6, 2017
News

Not a Good Look for the Secretary of Commerce -Editorial

By The Editors (Bloomberg View) — “Appearance,” Plato observed, “tyrannizes over truth.” President Donald Trump’s

November 6, 2017
Total Views: 8

Echoes of Cold War as NATO Mulls New North Atlantic Command
News

Echoes of Cold War as NATO Mulls New North Atlantic Command

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – NATO needs to establish a new regional base for protecting the North Atlantic against increased Russian naval

November 6, 2017
Total Views: 15

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Christophe de Margerie LNG carrier
News

Russia’s Arctic Yamal LNG Project to Send First Cargo to China

By Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Russia’s Yamal LNG, set to be the world’s biggest Arctic producer of liquefied natural gas, plans to send

October 28, 2017
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
shipping containers
Maritime News

Russia Setting Up Direct Shipping Line to Syria – TASS

MOSCOW, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Russia is setting up a direct shipping line to Syria and wants its companies to help build an economic recovery in the

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 19

Thursday, September 21, 2017
ma du san ship
Maritime News

From Russia with Fuel: North Korean Ships May Be Undermining Sanctions

By Polina Nikolskaya MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) – At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their

September 21, 2017
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
News

Russia Planning Sale of Sovcomflot By End of Year

By Leigh Thomas PARIS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Russia still aims to go ahead this year with the sale of a stake in shipping company Sovcomflot, its economy

August 29, 2017
Total Views: 64

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Ice-Class LNG Carrier ‘Christophe de Margerie’ Starts Maiden Voyage Through Northern Sea Route
News

Ice-Class LNG Carrier ‘Christophe de Margerie’ Starts Maiden Voyage Through Northern Sea Route

The ice-class LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie has entered the Arctic’s Kara Sea marking the official start of its maiden voyage through the Northern

August 1, 2017
Total Views: 144

Russia in Talks to Privatize Sovcomflot, Its Largest Shipping Company -Report
News

Russia in Talks to Privatize Sovcomflot, Its Largest Shipping Company -Report

MOSCOW, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Russia is in talks with Asian investors on the privatisation of state shipping company Sovcomflot, the RIA news agency cited

August 1, 2017
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Russia Told to Pay Dutch $6 Million Over Greenpeace ‘Arctic Sunrise’ Seizure
News

Russia Told to Pay Dutch $6 Million Over Greenpeace ‘Arctic Sunrise’ Seizure

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, July 18 (Reuters) – Russia must pay the Netherlands more than 5 million euros ($5.79 million)in damages for seizing a

July 18, 2017
Total Views: 49

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Russia Wants to Split Sovcomflot Sale Among Small-Stake Investors – Sources
Maritime News

Russia Wants to Split Sovcomflot Sale Among Small-Stake Investors – Sources

By Gleb Stolyarov and Jack Stubbs MOSCOW, May 18 (Reuters) – Russia plans to sell part of state shipping firm Sovcomflot next month, hoping to draw in a

May 18, 2017
Total Views: 3

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Russian Spy Ship Sinks in Black Sea After Collision
Maritime News

Russian Spy Ship Sinks in Black Sea After Collision

STANBUL, April 27 (Reuters) – A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel

April 27, 2017
Total Views: 138

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag
Defense

Russian Warship Visits Manila As Duterte Tightens Ties With U.S. foes

by Manuel Mogato (Reuters) Russian navy vessels arrived in the Philippines on Thursday for joint exercises as part of a drive for new security ties under

April 22, 2017
Total Views: 110

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
ocean-sea-ice
Environment

Sea Ice Has Diminished Much Faster Than Climate Models Anticipated

By Eric Roston and Blacki Migliozzi (Bloomberg) Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 15

Geroi Arsenala cargo ship
News

Eleven Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks Off Crimea

MOSCOW, April 19 (Reuters) – A cargo ship heading from Russia to Turkey sunk off the coast of Crimea early on Wednesday morning and 11 of the crew are

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 17

Thursday, April 13, 2017
WinGD to Power World’s First Gas-Powered Aframax Crude Oil Tankers
Maritime News

WinGD to Power World’s First Gas-Powered Aframax Crude Oil Tankers

Russia’s largest shipping company SCF Group has selected Swiss-headquartered Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) to provide the duel-fuel engines for the

April 13, 2017
Total Views: 98

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
How Putin’s Pursuit of Stalin’s Arctic Dream Lost Global Appeal
Maritime News

How Putin’s Pursuit of Stalin’s Arctic Dream Lost Global Appeal

By Dina Khrennikova and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Vladimir Putin wanted to remake Josef Stalin’s quest for a greater foothold in the Arctic into a

March 29, 2017
Total Views: 13
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