New Senate legislation would require a greater U.S. Navy presence in the Arctic, more collaboration with Coast Guard

New Senate legislation would require a greater U.S. Navy presence in...

A new bill introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would require the Navy to have a greater presence in the Arctic, in collaboration...
Murmansk hopes for investment hike as it secures status as a free economic zone

Murmansk hopes for investment hike as it secures status as a...

Murmansk's governor says the city has secured tax benefits that are necessary for it to become the "Capital of the Arctic."Regional Governor Andrey Chibis...
The first electricity from Arctic Russia’s new floating nuclear power plant lights up Pevek — beginning with the Christmas tree

The first electricity from Arctic Russia’s new floating nuclear power plant...

At 11 a.m. Moscow Time on Thursday, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov delivered its first electricity to the grid in Pevek, Russia.And...
The first salmon train from Arctic Norway to China will soon be ready for departure

The first salmon train from Arctic Norway to China will soon...

The first cargo train loaded with Norwegian salmon is expected to depart Narvik for China early next year, Jernbanemagasinet reports.Thanks to new transport technology, the salmon...
The latest plan to ship Russian Arctic gas to market? A nuclear-powered submarine tanker

The latest plan to ship Russian Arctic gas to market? A...

Shipping Arctic natural gas to market underneath the sea ice north of Siberia in a nuclear-powered submarine tanker might prove cheaper than crushing through...
China reveals details of a newly designed heavy icebreaker

China reveals details of a newly designed heavy icebreaker

As part of China’s International Maritime Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai last week, China’s Shipbuilding Industry Corporation presented a model and technical specifications for a massive...
Iceland’s new shipping-exhaust rules come close to a ban on the ‘filthiest’ type of fuel

Iceland’s new shipping-exhaust rules come close to a ban on the...

Iceland has issued new rules that will see the country meet the strictest international guidelines for sulfur in the exhaust from ships travelling in its...
One person is dead and several hurt as Russia’s only aircraft carrier catches fire in Murmansk

One person is dead and several hurt as Russia’s only aircraft...

MOSCOW — At least one military serviceman was killed and 12 people were injured by a fire at Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral...
The world’s largest nuclear icebreaker starts sea trials

The world’s largest nuclear icebreaker starts sea trials

Painted in the Russia’s flag’s tricolor, the new Arktika sailed out to the Gulf of Finland on Thursday for a two-day test voyage.During sea...
Indigenous voices in this year’s Arctic Report Card explain the human impacts of Bering Sea upheaval

Indigenous voices in this year’s Arctic Report Card explain the human...

In the communities around the Bering Sea, ice has long regulated the ecosystem, supporting food sources, food-gathering practices and traditional ways of life.Now that...