South Korea, Russia discuss closer cooperation on Arctic shipping

South Korea, Russia discuss closer cooperation on Arctic shipping

Calculation of needed investments and possible income for an Arctic container line along the Northern Sea Route was highlighted at Monday’s meeting between Russia’s...
Dozens of vessels violate safety rules on Northern Sea Route

Dozens of vessels violate safety rules on Northern Sea Route

During the first ten months of 2017, the Russian Northern Sea Route Administration recorded 88 violations of its Rules of Navigation committed by 84...
Gas exports could quadruple shipping in Russia’s Arctic by 2025

Gas exports could quadruple shipping in Russia’s Arctic by 2025

Shipping traffic through Russia’s Arctic waters will increase four-fold by 2025 on the back of a projected rise in exports of oil and gas...
Shipping firms say a heavy fuel oil ban would raise costs for Nunavut

Shipping firms say a heavy fuel oil ban would raise costs...

CAMBRIDGE BAY — Efforts to reduce and eventually ban the use of heavy fuel oil by Arctic vessels, proposed by Canada and the United Nations...
As federal plans falter, Alaska ports step up their own efforts to serve the Arctic

As federal plans falter, Alaska ports step up their own efforts...

With the federal government’s work toward creating a U.S. Arctic port stalled, existing Alaska ports from the Aleutian Islands to the Bering Strait will...
Can the US benefit from Finland and Russia’s icebreaker expertise?

Can the US benefit from Finland and Russia’s icebreaker expertise?

Finland, the world leader in icebreaker design and construction, could help pull the United States out of its icebreaker crisis, a diplomat said at...
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...
Nunavut review board greenlights port projects

Nunavut review board greenlights port projects

The Nunavut Impact Review Board says three Baffin-based marine infrastructure projects should get the go-ahead to proceed, subject to terms and conditions set out...
Nuuk’s new port facility is open for business

Nuuk’s new port facility is open for business

After almost a year’s worth of delays, Nuuk’s new port facility officially opened to traffic on Friday.Originally slated to open last November, the opening...
China is building its second icebreaker domestically

China is building its second icebreaker domestically

As China’s one and only icebreaker - the «Xuelong» (Snow Dragon) returns from this year’s comprehensive Arctic voyage, the country presents the name of...