Seabourn joins growing number of cruise companies expanding into Arctic

Seabourn joins growing number of cruise companies expanding into Arctic

Joining a list of cruise companies expanding into Arctic waters, Seabourn Cruise Line, owned by Carnival Corp., recently announced it will add two new,...
Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping increase by 2025

Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping increase by 2025

Delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to the parliament on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the importance of speeding up the country's infrastructure developments. The Arctic plays...
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...
US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

Last month's federal budget signals that United States may soon be willing to spend more money on programs in the Arctic.The omnibus spending bill...
Moscow confirms go-ahead for giant nuclear icebreaker

Moscow confirms go-ahead for giant nuclear icebreaker

Last year, the Kremlin decreed that shipping along the Northern Sea Route should reach 80 million tons per year by 2024, and the easiest way to...
North American Arctic shipping forum to focus on Polar Code

North American Arctic shipping forum to focus on Polar Code

An Arctic shipping forum set for this this fall in Montreal will focus on the Polar Code and what consequences its entering into force has for...
Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by 2035, says WWF

Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by...

The amount of grey water dumped from ships into northern waters could double by the year 2035, if Transport Canada doesn’t work on its...
Novatek looks to Norway for LNG reloading capacity

Novatek looks to Norway for LNG reloading capacity

Novatek might engage in large-scale ship-to-ship reloading of liquefied natural gas at three sites in Arctic Norway.In a letter sent to the Norwegian Directorate...
Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil

Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel...

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Nunavut-wide Inuit organization, has joined in the push for Canada to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic waters.This fuel, a...
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...