A Russian village building an Arctic LNG supply plant will get new hospital after being hit hard by COVID-19

A Russian village building an Arctic LNG supply plant will get...

MOSCOW — Russia's Arctic region of Murmansk plans to build a new temporary hospital in a village where a vital liquefied natural gas supply...
A new batch of satellites brings widespread Arctic broadband closer to reality

A new batch of satellites brings widespread Arctic broadband closer to...

British communication company OneWeb launched 36 more communications satellites into orbit late Sunday evening by a Soyuz rocket from Russia's Vostochny cosmodrome. It follows similar...
Novatek orders 10 Arc7 carriers from Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard for Arctic LNG 2

Novatek orders 10 Arc7 carriers from Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard for Arctic...

Russian natural gas giant Novatek and its shipping partner Sovcomflot finalized orders for 10 Arc7 ice-class LNG carriers last week. These specialized ice-capable vessels are...
A major Greenland zinc mine is bigger than first thought, owner says

A major Greenland zinc mine is bigger than first thought, owner...

The lifespan of what could be Greenland’s largest mine is potentially 50 percent longer than previously predicted, according to its owner — though getting...
Novatek signs deal to sell gas from Arctic LNG 2 to Chinese firm

Novatek signs deal to sell gas from Arctic LNG 2 to...

Russian natural gas company Novatek announced on Thursday a long-term deal to sell liquefied natural gas from its second major Arctic project — still...
High costs killed the dream of a Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry, says Nunavut minister

High costs killed the dream of a Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry, says...

Due to high construction costs, Iqaluit’s new deepsea port, now under construction, can’t accommodate a once-dreamed-of Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry service, Lorne Kusugak, the minister...
A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking LNG tankers

A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking...

A joint venture between Novatek and Sovcomflot will develop and run a powerful new fleet of Arctic carriers. The two companies signed the deal...
Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping and conservation issues

Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping...

One of Nunavut’s more obscure public bodies, the Nunavut Marine Council, can now boast that it’s got a “five-year strategic plan” — but right...
Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

MOSCOW — Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors. The...
The small town of Dikson is set to get a key role in Russia’s big Arctic plan

The small town of Dikson is set to get a key...

The roughly 550 people living in Dikson, an outpost on the Kara Sea coast, could soon face big change as Russia's federal government earlier...