New Pond Inlet harbor expected to provide safety, economic benefits

New Pond Inlet harbor expected to provide safety, economic benefits

Pond Inlet’s new community harbor has officially opened. Funded with $30 million from the federal government and $11 million from the Government of Nunavut, the...
A sweeping US Senate bill aims to address key Arctic issues

A sweeping US Senate bill aims to address key Arctic issues

A broad bill covering national security, shipping, research, and trade in the Arctic that sharply rebukes Russia’s dominance on some issues was introduced in...
Nunavut miner issues layoff notices to more than 1,100 employees

Nunavut miner issues layoff notices to more than 1,100 employees

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. has sent layoff notices to more than 1,100 of its employees. The company sent the notices July 31, said spokesperson Peter...
On Navy Day, Putin reiterates Arctic ambitions, calls US main threat to Russia

On Navy Day, Putin reiterates Arctic ambitions, calls US main threat...

ST. PETERSBURG — President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia's main rival and set...
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...