Researchers find growing piles of trash on the Arctic seabed

Researchers find growing piles of trash on the Arctic seabed

The Arctic’s growing tourism and shipping industry might not just bring more cash: it could bring more trash.That’s according to a team of German...
Arctia CEO steps down after a merger, slowdown in international operations

Arctia CEO steps down after a merger, slowdown in international operations

Finnish icebreaking firm Arctia has replaced Tero Vauraste as its CEO in connection with a merger that will see the company broaden its offerings...
Denmark downplays concern over delayed Greenland maps

Denmark downplays concern over delayed Greenland maps

Mariners in Greenland will have to wait until sometime next year to find out when Denmark will be able to complete production of a...
Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia plans to invest some 5.5 trillion rubles (about €72 billion, or $82 billion) on regional infrastructure and natural resource development in the Arctic...
Traffic on Northern Sea Route doubles as Russia aims to reduce ice-class requirements

Traffic on Northern Sea Route doubles as Russia aims to reduce...

Shipping traffic on Russia’s Northern Sea Route reached another milestone, surpassing 15 million tons of cargo during the first eleven months of the year....
New Coast Guard commandant sees the Arctic as an urgent concern

New Coast Guard commandant sees the Arctic as an urgent concern

Less than two months into his new job, Adm. Karl L. Schultz, the new commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, encountered a surprise. The...
China starts construction of new icebreaker

China starts construction of new icebreaker

Shipyard Jiangnan confirms that it has officially started the construction of the vessel, and that it is planned to be ready for sailing in...
Novatek teams up with Chinese partner for Arctic shipping

Novatek teams up with Chinese partner for Arctic shipping

Russia’s Arctic producer of liquid natural gas, Novatek, will conclude an agreement with the world’s fourth-largest shipping company, COSCO, when now establishing a dedicated...
Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and Road alternative: report

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and...

SYDNEY — Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China's multibillion-dollar...
Recent developments send mixed signals about the future of Arctic shipping

Recent developments send mixed signals about the future of Arctic shipping

On March 8, “decision-makers” in the shipping industry will gather in Montréal for the 10th Arctic Shipping Summit. Despite this being only early March,...