Europe’s Arctic faces continued population decline, low education levels

Europe’s Arctic faces continued population decline, low education levels

The population in Europe's North is declining, and growing increasingly old. Along with lower levels of education, this constitutes significant challenges.Business Index North analyzes...
Russia to set up Northern Sea Route agency

Russia to set up Northern Sea Route agency

A specialized organization for the development of the Northern Sea Route will be set up in Russia, according to Alexander Galushka, minister for the Development of the...
Canada’s Navy hones its oil-spill response skills in Arctic waters

Canada’s Navy hones its oil-spill response skills in Arctic waters

When a crew member signals an alarm after spotting oil spilled aboard HMCS Charlottetown, marine engineer Ronald Low is one of the first people...
Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded in Norwegian waters during 2019

Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded...

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) has released new information about the location, duration, and scope of Tschudi’s ship-to-ship transfer operation of liquefied natural gas...
Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russia’s Northern Fleet has stopped a ship suspected of violating sailing regulations in the remote Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route. It is...
Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in sea ice

Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in...

As the Arctic warms, ships transporting oil to and from the region are poised to become more common. And more ships means a higher...
Push is on to get dirty heavy fuel oil out of Arctic shipping

Push is on to get dirty heavy fuel oil out of...

A major Norwegian cruise ship operator has joined international environmental organizations in their call for a ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping.They’re...
2016 deal puts a value on Murmansk port

2016 deal puts a value on Murmansk port

Fertilisers producer Eurochem late 2016 sold a 25 percent stake in the Murmansk Commercial Sea Port to SUEK, the coal company.That deal is worth...
Russia’s biggest oil company announces more offshore Arctic drilling

Russia’s biggest oil company announces more offshore Arctic drilling

Five years after it found one of the largest oil fields in Arctic waters, Russian oil giant Rosneft says it has plans for more...
Already the world’s largest, a Russian icebreaker fleet is set to expand

Already the world’s largest, a Russian icebreaker fleet is set to...

Rosmorport, the enterprise responsible for Russian seaport and maritime infrastructure development today has a fleet of 36 icebreaking vessels. That's the biggest fleet of...