A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list of AFN recommendations

A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list...

In their annual convention in Anchorage, delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives passed resolutions urging better protection of the Arctic marine environment, a...
Transport Canada, Coast Guard take control of stricken cruise ship

Transport Canada, Coast Guard take control of stricken cruise ship

The Canadian Coast Guard and Transport Canada have taken control of the damaged adventure cruise ship Akademik Ioffe and are preparing to develop a...
Ice services for navigators in Greenland will now come solely from satellite imagery

Ice services for navigators in Greenland will now come solely from...

Starting in November, the DMI, the Danish met office, will begin tracking ice on Greenland’s coastal waterways using satellites.The DMI’s ice service has been...
As the Arctic Ocean thaws, ice blows west, helping Russia’s shipping ambitions

As the Arctic Ocean thaws, ice blows west, helping Russia’s shipping...

OSLO — Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote...
Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the Northwest Passage

Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the...

As Canada’s Northwest Passage and its nearby resources are eyed with increasing interest by countries such as China, Inuit say they must be included in...
Air pollution from ships will likely slow rising Arctic temperatures, researchers say

Air pollution from ships will likely slow rising Arctic temperatures, researchers...

Arctic shipping is one of the paradoxes of global warming. Rising temperatures tied to increased carbon pollution from things like transportation have resulted in...
In visit to shipping regulator, Arctic indigenous groups call for end to heavy fuel oil in the region

In visit to shipping regulator, Arctic indigenous groups call for end...

Keep the Arctic cold and clean by cutting out heavy shipping fuels: that’s the message from a coalition of environmental advocacy groups and indigenous...
Canada needs stricter grey water release rules for Arctic ships: WWF

Canada needs stricter grey water release rules for Arctic ships: WWF

The International Maritime Organization’s Polar Code, with strict new environmental rules for ships operating in the Arctic and Antarctic seas, comes into effect Jan....
Canada’s federal government will spend CA$94.3M to improve Arctic sealift infrastructure

Canada’s federal government will spend CA$94.3M to improve Arctic sealift infrastructure

Sealift operations in Canada's Arctic will receive some badly needed infrastructure, thanks to a federal spending promise.The improvements will come from the federal government’s $1.5...
Funding for a long-awaited US heavy icebreaker is target of House GOP cuts

Funding for a long-awaited US heavy icebreaker is target of House...

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations committee approved its Homeland Security Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2019 — and funding for a...