Murmansk Transport Hub is gets strategic importance status

Murmansk Transport Hub is gets strategic importance status

Construction of the new large harbor facilities on the west side of the Kola Bay has officially acquired status of strategic importance for Russia. Russian...
Russia’s Rosneft starts construction of huge new Arctic oil terminal

Russia’s Rosneft starts construction of huge new Arctic oil terminal

MOSCOW — Russian energy giant Rosneft said on Tuesday it has started construction of an Arctic oil terminal at the Bukhta Sever port, part...
Russia’s Nornickel makes plans to ship Arctic nickel to Africa

Russia’s Nornickel makes plans to ship Arctic nickel to Africa

Russia's Nornickel, the world’s biggest producer of nickel, is preparing alternative export routes. That's according to Ravil Nasybullov, Director of Nornickel’s logistics department, who...
Cruise ships and their passengers are headed back into Nunavut waters

Cruise ships and their passengers are headed back into Nunavut waters

There’s going to be more traffic in the waters around Nunavut this summer as international cruise ships return to the territory’s shores. They’re back after...
Coast Guard crew trains in Greenland for an Arctic maritime crisis

Coast Guard crew trains in Greenland for an Arctic maritime crisis

Crews from first responder agencies of several nations, including the U.S. Coast Guard, conducted a major search-and-rescue and pollution management exercise off the coast...
Nickel tycoon Vladimir Potanin has big plans for the Arctic hub Dudinka

Nickel tycoon Vladimir Potanin has big plans for the Arctic hub...

A significant expansion of capacities is underway in Russia's far northern port town of Dudinka, as shipping on the northern end of the Yenisey...
Canada’s Northern Affairs minister extends timeline for decision on Baffinland expansion

Canada’s Northern Affairs minister extends timeline for decision on Baffinland expansion

Federal Northern Affairs Minister Daniel Vandal has given himself 90 more days to make a decision on Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s Mary River mine...
Two aging oil tankers are breaking their way through Arctic sea ice

Two aging oil tankers are breaking their way through Arctic sea...

The oil tanker Svaytoy Petr set out for Arctic waters from the far eastern Russian port of Petropavlovsk on June 23. About 14 days...
The summer season has begun for the Canadian Coast Guard’s icebreakers

The summer season has begun for the Canadian Coast Guard’s icebreakers

The Canadian Coast Guard has launched its annual Arctic operational season, with seven icebreakers scheduled to deploy from June through November. Three have already departed,...
Norway’s Hammerfest LNG sends out its first tanker in 20 months to an energy hungry Europe

Norway’s Hammerfest LNG sends out its first tanker in 20 months...

Norway's Hammerfest LNG project has resumed production and the tanker Arctic Voyager is first in line to bring liquefied natural gas, the equivalent to...