Greenland moves to join North Atlantic mackerel fishing agreement

Greenland moves to join North Atlantic mackerel fishing agreement

After six years of setting its own mackerel quota, Greenland has announced that it is prepared to begin taking part in regulated fishing for...
Arkhangelsk pulp aims for European market

Arkhangelsk pulp aims for European market

The biggest paper and pulp company in northern Russia intends to triple production and boost exports by more than eight fold.By the year 2025,...
Port of Tiksi, linking Lena River to Northern Sea Route, sees a bright future

Port of Tiksi, linking Lena River to Northern Sea Route, sees...

Regional authorities say planned investments in the Port of Tiksi, in the Sakha Republic, will allow it to handle annual goods volumes up 300,000...
In gap between Arctic and Central Europe, a new Finnish railway

In gap between Arctic and Central Europe, a new Finnish railway

Helsinki remains committed to building a connection through the Gulf of Finland and all the way to the Norwegian Arctic coast. Construction could start...
In 2017, Greenland could see its first new mines in several years

In 2017, Greenland could see its first new mines in several...

Will 2017 be the year of the miner in Greenland? The early outlook is yes.After being without an active mine since 2013, when tumbling...
Nunavut aims to build on cruise ship market

Nunavut aims to build on cruise ship market

A “landmark year for cruise tourism development in Nunavut”—that’s how Monica Ell-Kanayuk, Nunavut’s minister of Economic Development and Transportation, views 2016.About 4,600 cruise passengers...
Sandvik no longer president of NANA Development amid ‘consolidation’

Sandvik no longer president of NANA Development amid ‘consolidation’

A leadership shakeup at one of the largest Alaska Native corporations has resulted in a longtime executive leaving her post.Helvi Sandvik is no longer...
Alaska reverses course, opening door for ConocoPhillips exploration on North Slope

Alaska reverses course, opening door for ConocoPhillips exploration on North Slope

The administration of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker this week reversed its earlier rejection of a lease transfer between two oil companies, opening the door for...
Investors call for moratorium on Arctic high seas oil and gas activity

Investors call for moratorium on Arctic high seas oil and gas...

LONDON — A group of investors representing more than 5 trillion euros (about $5.53 trillion) in assets under management have called on oil and...
BP set to return to Russian Arctic

BP set to return to Russian Arctic

The British company is formalizing the establishment of its new joint venture with Russia’s leading oil company, Rosneft. The Yermak Neftegaz will engage in exploration...