Ports without shore power will be losers in future cruise ship market

Ports without shore power will be losers in future cruise ship...

Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament, has decided to instruct the government to work out a strategy on how to establish shore and charging power for...
Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

A Washington, D.C. trip that Gov. Bill Walker had scheduled to help promote North Slope natural gas development has taken on a new urgency...
Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s northern territories

Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s...

The federal government has committed to exempting aviation fuel used in Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories from the country’s carbon tax.Under Ottawa’s carbon pricing...
Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Their order books are full of jobs for the Russian military, but the shipyards of Sevmash and Zvezdochka still want a piece of the...
Construction plans leave the fate of Greenland’s main airport up in the air

Construction plans leave the fate of Greenland’s main airport up in...

For most people who fly to Greenland, the first place they set their feet on the ground is the tarmac at the airport in...
Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard waters

Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard...

Norway announced the opening of nine new petroleum exploration licenses in the Barents Sea, including some areas near the protected waters off Svalbard and...
Scientists advise slashing Barents Sea cod, haddock quotas

Scientists advise slashing Barents Sea cod, haddock quotas

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea recommends the 2019 quota for Barents Sea cod to be set to a maximum of...
As Arctic ice recedes, one of world’s strategic chokepoints opens up

As Arctic ice recedes, one of world’s strategic chokepoints opens up

The Bering Strait has rarely been mentioned in the same conversation as the Strait of Hormuz, the Strait of Malacca, or the Suez and...
Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

In a meeting Wednesday, Finland president Sauli Niinisto called on the Arctic Council to cut down on black carbon emissions in the region.According to...
Denmark, Greenland agree to revisit airport funding, putting Chinese investment on hold

Denmark, Greenland agree to revisit airport funding, putting Chinese investment on...

COPENHAGEN — The prime ministers of Denmark and Greenland on Wednesday agreed to explore if and how Danish funding could be used to build...