Record-beating Arctic convoy almost stuck in ice

Record-beating Arctic convoy almost stuck in ice

Icebreakers have escorted cargo vessels from Russia's western Arctic to the eastern Arctic port of Pevek, the first time that's happened at this time...
General Frost to the rescue: Cold helps Russia comply with OPEC deal

General Frost to the rescue: Cold helps Russia comply with OPEC...

MOSCOW — It has defeated armies trying to invade Russia in the past, and now the fabled Russian winter has come to Moscow's rescue again,...
As tourism to Greenland grows, the country looks to grow tourism infrastrastructure to match

As tourism to Greenland grows, the country looks to grow tourism...

By 2027, the number of tourists visiting Greenland each year could reach 90,000, doubling the amount that arrived last year, according to Visit Greenland,...
Federal water bill requires a fresh look at an Arctic port for Alaska

Federal water bill requires a fresh look at an Arctic port...

A small clause in the nation's most recent water resources and funding bill could breathe new life into plans for a large vessel port...
For the first time, a cargo ship carries heavy construction modules across the Northern Sea Route in winter

For the first time, a cargo ship carries heavy construction modules...

A ship owned by ZPMC Red Box Energy Services, a Netherlands-based marine-transport services provider, has become the first cargo vessel to sail heavy construction...
Norway’s Statoil eyes an Arctic ‘elephant’ near Russian border

Norway’s Statoil eyes an Arctic ‘elephant’ near Russian border

Norway's Statoil is exploring an offshore oil prospect near the Russian border that could prove to be a major find. Experts believe the Korpfjell...
Combine diesel, renewable energy for big savings, Nunavut study says

Combine diesel, renewable energy for big savings, Nunavut study says

Cleaner, greener energy could mean millions of dollars in savings for Nunavut communities and more self-reliance from the South, according to a new study...
Eni’s Arctic platform Goliat halts production

Eni’s Arctic platform Goliat halts production

Eni's Goliat platform, located in the Norwegian Barents Sea, shut down production on Dec. 26 after the discovery of a technical error with the pipe connecting...
Norilsk Nickel mulls closure of smelter

Norilsk Nickel mulls closure of smelter

The president of Norilsk Nickel said the company's polluting plant on the border with Norway and Finland could be closed as part of a $14...
Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya to close for 3 months

Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya to close for 3 months

The platform at Russia's Prirazlomnaya offshore oil field will close for three months, but that won't stop the field from boosting production over last...