Shipping industry, Arctic nations launch new Arctic shipping forum

Shipping industry, Arctic nations launch new Arctic shipping forum

The shipping industry and the member states of the Arctic Council have established a new forum for shipping in the Arctic.The first meeting of...
US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up a temporary base of operations for the 2018 summer season at Kotzebue, on Alaska's Northwest Arctic coast,...
More cargo finds way through Arctic waters, up Siberian rivers

More cargo finds way through Arctic waters, up Siberian rivers

Another 10 shiploads will soon be heading to Russia’s Arctic port of Sabetta and then sent thousands of kilometers up the river Ob for delivery near...
COSCO will send 5 ships on Northern Sea Route in 2016

COSCO will send 5 ships on Northern Sea Route in 2016

Speaking at the Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik, China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) Executive Vice President Ding Nong confirmed that his company’s operations along...
Despite potential, shipments from Europe to Asia transiting the Northern Sea Route remain rare

Despite potential, shipments from Europe to Asia transiting the Northern Sea...

Russia is building new Arctic infrastructure and bases, and promotes the Arctic shipping route as an upcoming alternative to the Suez Canal. But there...
Port of Tiksi, linking Lena River to Northern Sea Route, sees a bright future

Port of Tiksi, linking Lena River to Northern Sea Route, sees...

Regional authorities say planned investments in the Port of Tiksi, in the Sakha Republic, will allow it to handle annual goods volumes up 300,000...
Rosatom will get responsibility for Northern Sea Route

Rosatom will get responsibility for Northern Sea Route

Russian Deputy Prime Minister and head of the country’s Arctic Commission Dmitry Rogozin this week confirmed that he intends to give Rosatom the role...
Study finds record amount of microplastics in Arctic sea ice

Study finds record amount of microplastics in Arctic sea ice

The Arctic may be thousands of miles from the planet's largest cities and fastest booming populations, but that doesn’t mean it’s free of human...
Arctic seaports bustle as shipping on Northern Sea Route reaches new high

Arctic seaports bustle as shipping on Northern Sea Route reaches new...

Figures from the Association of Russian Sea Ports show that the Russian Arctic seaports in 2017 handled a total of 74.2 million tons, an increase...
Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

In a meeting Wednesday, Finland president Sauli Niinisto called on the Arctic Council to cut down on black carbon emissions in the region.According to...