More tourists venture to Russia’s remotest Arctic coast

More tourists venture to Russia’s remotest Arctic coast

Arctic tourism is on the rise, including in one of the remotest parts of the north.Figures presented by the Russian Arctic National Park show that a total...
Gas exports could quadruple shipping in Russia’s Arctic by 2025

Gas exports could quadruple shipping in Russia’s Arctic by 2025

Shipping traffic through Russia’s Arctic waters will increase four-fold by 2025 on the back of a projected rise in exports of oil and gas...
Changes in the Arctic are driving more tourists to visit

Changes in the Arctic are driving more tourists to visit

When Fran Ulmer stood at on the ice at the North Pole in July, she was part of an emerging business trend — tours...
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...