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Monday, September 22, 2014
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Maritime News

Nordic Yards Launches Pair of Multi-Purpose Icebreakers for Russia’s Ministry of Transport

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich, On 21 September 2014, Nordic Yards launched two 7MW multipurpose salvage/icebreaker vessels, the Bering Strait and Murman from

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 129

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Maritime News

Russian Port Officials Find Radioactive Truck on K-Line RoRo

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich, The Panamanian-flagged car carrier MALACCA HIGHWAY was held up at the port of Vladivostock on 11 September after customs

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 18

Sunday, September 21, 2014
Russia Signs Marine Terminal Agreement with MSC Cruises
Maritime News

Russia Signs Marine Terminal Agreement with MSC Cruises

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich While at the XIII International Investment Forum in Sochi last Friday, Nikolay Tsukanov, Governor of Kaliningrad region, Andrei

September 21, 2014
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 1, 2014
Ukrainian Coast Guard Vessels Attacked as New EU Sanctions for Russia Loom
News

Ukrainian Coast Guard Vessels Attacked as New EU Sanctions for Russia Loom

By Kateryna Choursina, Vladimir Kuznetsov and Ewa Krukowska Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) — Pro-Russian rebels attacked two Ukrainian coast-guard vessels, just

September 1, 2014
Total Views: 41

Sunday, August 24, 2014
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Maritime News

Russian Icebreakers With Frickin’ Laser Beams

Polar bears now have more than melting ice to worry about. Russian state-owned optical technology company Shvabe Holding has created a ship-mounted laser

August 24, 2014
Total Views: 82

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Norway Oil Services Risking Arctic Chances on Russian Sanctions
Maritime News

Norway Oil Services Risking Arctic Chances on Russian Sanctions

Aker Solutions ASA, the offshore engineering company controlled by billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke, could miss opportunities to expand into Russia’s Arctic

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 6

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Russia and China to Collaborate on Developing Floating Nuclear Power Plants
Maritime News

Russia and China to Collaborate on Developing Floating Nuclear Power Plants

Rosatom, Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation announced last week that its subsidiary Rusatom Overseas signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CNNC

August 3, 2014
Total Views: 52

Friday, August 1, 2014
Greenpeace Protest Ship Departs Russia 10 Months After High Profile Arrest
News

Greenpeace Protest Ship Departs Russia 10 Months After High Profile Arrest

A Greenpeace ship has departed Russia more than 10 months after it was arrested by Russian authorities during a high profile protest against arctic

August 1, 2014
Total Views: 7

German Lawmakers Push to Stop French Warship Delivery to Russia
Defense

German Lawmakers Push to Stop French Warship Delivery to Russia

Lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party are pressuring the government to prevent France from delivering two warships to

August 1, 2014
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Russian Nuclear Submarine Rescues Sailors in Distress – PHOTOS
Defense

Russian Nuclear Submarine Rescues Sailors in Distress – PHOTOS

A group of civilian mariners got the surprise of their lives this Sunday when a giant Russian nuclear submarine came to the rescue after they had sent out a

June 10, 2014
Total Views: 2460

Friday, May 9, 2014
Project 22220 Russian Icebreaker
Maritime News

Baltic Shipyard Wins $2.4 Billion Icebreaker Tender

Baltic Shipyard (Baltiysky Zavod), a member of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation, has won an open tender to construct two additional Project 22220

May 9, 2014
Total Views: 86

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Icebreakers Healy And Renda
Maritime News

Crimea, Climate Change, and U.S.-Russian Relations: A Perfect Storm

By Anthony Russell As Russian forces took Crimea in late February, commentators repeatedly emphasized the Ukrainian peninsula’s strategic importance as a

May 6, 2014
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Russian Troops Seize Ukranian Navy Vessels
Maritime News

Russian Troops Seize Ukranian Navy Vessels

Russian troops took over three Ukrainian warships in Crimea on Thursday, a Ukrainian navy official said, after Moscow's military seizure of the Black Sea

March 20, 2014
Total Views: 12

Monday, March 17, 2014
West Imposes Russian Sanctions After Crimea Votes to Secede
Maritime News

West Imposes Russian Sanctions After Crimea Votes to Secede

The U.S. and the European Union imposed sanctions on Russia in their worst dispute since the Cold War after a vote paved the way for President Vladimir Putin

March 17, 2014
Total Views: 8

Thursday, March 6, 2014
kara class cruiser sunk
Interesting

Russian Warship Sunk Off Crimea

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense released the above image today showing the Russian Navy’s Ochakov, a Kara-class cruiser, which was intentionally sunk

March 6, 2014
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
ExxonMobil’s Vast Russian Prospects at Risk With Putin’s Ukraine Push
News

ExxonMobil’s Vast Russian Prospects at Risk With Putin’s Ukraine Push

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s biggest international exploration opportunity may be imperiled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian

March 5, 2014
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Ukraine Ports, Shipping Run Normally as Russia Occupies Crimea
Maritime News

Ukraine Ports, Shipping Run Normally as Russia Occupies Crimea

Cargo movements out of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports have not yet been affected by the escalation, according to Western Bulk ASA, which operates more than 120

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Aurora Australis Icebreaker Reaches Australia with 52 Rescued Passengers
News

Aurora Australis Icebreaker Reaches Australia with 52 Rescued Passengers

The 52 passengers rescued from a Russian expedition vessel that became stuck in an Antarctic ice floe over the holidays have reached Australia safe and

January 21, 2014
Total Views: 29

Monday, December 30, 2013
xue long icebreaker snow dragon
Incidents

Thick Ice Forces Helicopter Rescue for Passengers of Ship Stuck Off Antarctica

Thick ice and weather will prevent icebreakers from reaching the stricken MV Akademik Shokalskiy expedition ship stuck in ice off Antarctica, forcing a

December 30, 2013
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Prirazlomnaya greenpeace
Interesting

Russia Drops Charges Against Greenpeace Activists

Russia formally dropped criminal charges against Greenpeace activists arrested in a protest over Arctic oil drilling on Wednesday, under a Kremlin amnesty

December 25, 2013
Total Views: 4
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