The controversy over Greenland airports shows China isn’t fully welcome in the Arctic — yet

The controversy over Greenland airports shows China isn’t fully welcome in...

Earlier this week, it was announced that in exchange for 700 million Danish kroner ($109 million), Greenland would allow Denmark a 33 percent stake...
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...
Exxon Mobil agrees to sell natural gas to proposed Alaska Arctic LNG project

Exxon Mobil agrees to sell natural gas to proposed Alaska Arctic...

A second major oil producer on Alaska's North Slope has officially joined the state team pushing for a new pipeline project to carry large...
China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launched the Xue Long 2 (雪龙2), which translates to “Snow Dragon,” in an elaborate ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Monday. The new...
Greenland picks Denmark as airport project partner over Beijing

Greenland picks Denmark as airport project partner over Beijing

COPENHAGEN — Greenland on Monday picked Denmark as partner in a planned airport upgrade as it sought to defuse a diplomatic row over how...
Protecting its booming fish exports, the Faroe Islands refuse to support EU and US sanctions against Russia

Protecting its booming fish exports, the Faroe Islands refuse to support...

There are a surprising number of Russians here in Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands; the small semi-autonomous sub-Arctic nation of 18 islands...
Canadian navy preps for the perils of iceberg alley

Canadian navy preps for the perils of iceberg alley

The watch crew standing on the bridge of the HMCS Charlottetown hold on tight on Sept. 2 and brace themselves against the shock of...
Outdated navigational charts are an Arctic maritime disaster in the making

Outdated navigational charts are an Arctic maritime disaster in the making

On a July evening three years ago, the 380-foot Finnish icebreaker Fennica headed out from Dutch Harbor shortly before 11 p.m., bound for the...
Canada’s Navy hones its oil-spill response skills in Arctic waters

Canada’s Navy hones its oil-spill response skills in Arctic waters

When a crew member signals an alarm after spotting oil spilled aboard HMCS Charlottetown, marine engineer Ronald Low is one of the first people...