How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

Having functioning Arctic shipping insurance is a fundamental step toward safety and development in the Arctic. However, substantial uncertainty around polar maritime risk and...
US Navy plans to send surface vessels through the Arctic

US Navy plans to send surface vessels through the Arctic

The United States Navy is drawing up plans to send multiple surface vessels through the Arctic Ocean this summer, signaling a potential change in...
The mission to salvage a stranded Svalbard fishing vessel is on hold until August

The mission to salvage a stranded Svalbard fishing vessel is on...

Norwegian coastal authorities say it is safest to let a shrimp trawler stranded in the waters north of Svalbard since December 28 to remain in...
Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel will get $17 billion in Chinese investment

Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel will get $17 billion in Chinese investment

HELSINKI — A train tunnel linking Helsinki with Estonia's capital Tallinn has got a provisional 15 billion euros ($17 billion) in financing from China's...
Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the Northern Sea Route

Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the...

The Russian government has elaborated a set of rules for foreign naval vessels sailing on the Northern Sea Route, according to Izvestia. The newspaper has...
Why Denmark’s crown prince is boosting Greenland business prospects

Why Denmark’s crown prince is boosting Greenland business prospects

Last weekend the future king of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik, acted as a very welcome lead figure within a large business delegation that traveled...
Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada's federal government has committed $20 million to help up to 15 communities in rural and Indigenous areas of Canada to reduce their dependence on...
Moscow confirms go-ahead for giant nuclear icebreaker

Moscow confirms go-ahead for giant nuclear icebreaker

Last year, the Kremlin decreed that shipping along the Northern Sea Route should reach 80 million tons per year by 2024, and the easiest way to...
Kazakhstan looks to the Arctic for a new trade route

Kazakhstan looks to the Arctic for a new trade route

Kazakhstan aims to use the vast Ob-Irtysh river system to gain access the world’s oceans via the Arctic port of Sabetta. Russian President Vladimir...
Gazprom appoints manager with Arctic experience as gas production boss: RBC Daily

Gazprom appoints manager with Arctic experience as gas production boss: RBC...

MOSCOW — Russia's Gazprom has picked Sergei Menshikov, head of a Gazprom unit on the Yamal Peninsula, as head of production, the RBC Daily...