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Maersk container ship is set to complete Arctic Ocean transit

Maersk container ship is set to complete Arctic Ocean transit

Danish shipping giant Maersk is about to complete the first-ever transit of the Arctic Ocean by a container ship. The Venta Maersk traveled through...

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Arkhangelsk eyes major investments as city becomes top venue for Arctic talks

Arkhangelsk eyes major investments as city becomes top venue for Arctic talks

The Arctic has become hot and Russia wants to lead developments and discourse. That is a welcoming trend for Arkhangelsk, which in recent years...
Alaska health officials now recommend much higher Vitamin D supplements

Alaska health officials now recommend much higher Vitamin D supplements

In Alaska, as in the rest of the circumpolar North, residents struggle with deficiencies of Vitamin D, a bone-strengthening nutrient the body absorbs from...
European NATO jets showcase unified Russian deterrence

European NATO jets showcase unified Russian deterrence

ON BOARD A BELGIAN AIR FORCE PLANE — British, French and German fighter jets simulated flight interceptions over Western Europe on Wednesday as part...
Shipping from northern Greenlandic mine feasible, owner says

Shipping from northern Greenlandic mine feasible, owner says

With the exception of its location, the Citronen mine, according to its owners, will be a “largely conventional” zinc and lead mine.Its location, however,...
Novatek teams up with Chinese partner for Arctic shipping

Novatek teams up with Chinese partner for Arctic shipping

Russia’s Arctic producer of liquid natural gas, Novatek, will conclude an agreement with the world’s fourth-largest shipping company, COSCO, when now establishing a dedicated...