Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

OSLO — Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away...
Rosatom will manage Russia’s Northern Sea Route

Rosatom will manage Russia’s Northern Sea Route

Rosatom has officially been granted the leading role in the development of the vast Russian Arctic. The company, which employs more than 250,000 people...
Norwegian Coast Guard in race against ice after trawler runs aground near Svalbard

Norwegian Coast Guard in race against ice after trawler runs aground...

After conducting a dramatic operation to save the lives of 14 fishermen aboard a trawler that had run aground in the narrow strait between...
Arctia CEO steps down after a merger, slowdown in international operations

Arctia CEO steps down after a merger, slowdown in international operations

Finnish icebreaking firm Arctia has replaced Tero Vauraste as its CEO in connection with a merger that will see the company broaden its offerings...
Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia’s RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes, sources say

Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia’s RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG...

MOSCOW/DUBAI — Japan's Mitsui Co Ltd, Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG...
With draft environmental study done, Trump administration hopes for Arctic refuge lease sale soon

With draft environmental study done, Trump administration hopes for Arctic refuge...

The Trump administration is on track to auction off oil drilling rights next year in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and a key milestone...
With new technology, it’s full-speed astern for polar shippers

With new technology, it’s full-speed astern for polar shippers

When trying to get something to or from ice-filled waters, shippers have traditionally had several options at their disposal, all of which require some...
Canada launches its first new icebreaker in 25 years

Canada launches its first new icebreaker in 25 years

Welcome to Canada, CCGS Capt. Molly Kool: On Dec. 14, the retrofitted and repainted ice-class tug from Norway became the first addition to the...
Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns abruptly

Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has spent his two years in office pushing for new oil development across Arctic Alaska’s lands and waters, is...
Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

The Norwegian government will not — as legislators had instructed it to — be issuing a decision this year about whether it is commercially...