Shipping firms say a heavy fuel oil ban would raise costs for Nunavut

Shipping firms say a heavy fuel oil ban would raise costs...

CAMBRIDGE BAY — Efforts to reduce and eventually ban the use of heavy fuel oil by Arctic vessels, proposed by Canada and the United Nations...
As federal plans falter, Alaska ports step up their own efforts to serve the Arctic

As federal plans falter, Alaska ports step up their own efforts...

With the federal government’s work toward creating a U.S. Arctic port stalled, existing Alaska ports from the Aleutian Islands to the Bering Strait will...
Can the US benefit from Finland and Russia’s icebreaker expertise?

Can the US benefit from Finland and Russia’s icebreaker expertise?

Finland, the world leader in icebreaker design and construction, could help pull the United States out of its icebreaker crisis, a diplomat said at...
Safety authority orders Goliat oil production shut down

Safety authority orders Goliat oil production shut down

On Friday, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway issued an order to ENI Norge AS to shut down all production at the Goliat rig. This action came...
Denmark downplays concern over delayed Greenland maps

Denmark downplays concern over delayed Greenland maps

Mariners in Greenland will have to wait until sometime next year to find out when Denmark will be able to complete production of a...
Some of geothermal energy’s potential remains untapped

Some of geothermal energy’s potential remains untapped

Alexander Richter says that there's plenty of opportunity to make better use of geothermal energy.Richter, who is president of the International Geothermal Association and the...
Nunavut review board greenlights port projects

Nunavut review board greenlights port projects

The Nunavut Impact Review Board says three Baffin-based marine infrastructure projects should get the go-ahead to proceed, subject to terms and conditions set out...
Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

The 2017 drilling season in Norway’s Arctic waters has so far been a huge disappointment for oil companies, with one dry well following the...
Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

The hamlets of Arviat and Kugluktuk have decided to work on new clean energy projects to reduce diesel use.If all goes well, solar panels...
Russia’s remotest Arctic tundra city gets fiber-optic internet

Russia’s remotest Arctic tundra city gets fiber-optic internet

One of the world’s richest men, Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin, pressed a symbolic button opening the fiber-optic line to one of Russia’s remotest corners."The full-fledged...