Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Their order books are full of jobs for the Russian military, but the shipyards of Sevmash and Zvezdochka still want a piece of the...
As Arctic ice recedes, one of world’s strategic chokepoints opens up

As Arctic ice recedes, one of world’s strategic chokepoints opens up

The Bering Strait has rarely been mentioned in the same conversation as the Strait of Hormuz, the Strait of Malacca, or the Suez and...
Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

In a meeting Wednesday, Finland president Sauli Niinisto called on the Arctic Council to cut down on black carbon emissions in the region.According to...
Sailors, take warning: Decline in sea ice clears path for higher waves

Sailors, take warning: Decline in sea ice clears path for higher...

Receding sea ice is increasingly making Arctic routes a viable option for shippers, but with less ice comes greater potential for higher waves. While...
Russia’s Northern Sea Route poised to see influx of Chinese infrastructure investment

Russia’s Northern Sea Route poised to see influx of Chinese infrastructure...

On the sidelines of the recent Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s summit in Qingdao, China, leaders of Russia’s Vnesheconombank (VEB) and the China Development Bank met...
Finland is open to plans by ex-Angry Birds executive for China funding of Estonia tunnel, says transport minister

Finland is open to plans by ex-Angry Birds executive for China...

HELSINKI — Finland's government is open to plans by a former executive at the Angry Birds game maker Rovio who wants to seek Chinese...
Port of Narvik and Ofoten Railway could become core EU corridor

Port of Narvik and Ofoten Railway could become core EU corridor

The European Commission suggests prolonging one of Europe’s most important transport corridors to include Narvik in Northern Norway."This is excellent news," says Torjus Kleiven...
New deal will revive rail service to Canada’s main deepwater Arctic port

New deal will revive rail service to Canada’s main deepwater Arctic...

Last week, the Canadian government announced a deal that will help revive rail service to the Port of Churchill in northern Manitoba, Canada's main...
Amundsen icebreaker prepares for another summer of Arctic science

Amundsen icebreaker prepares for another summer of Arctic science

Researchers on Canada’s Amundsen icebreaker have embarked on another voyage to conduct scientific research in the eastern Arctic.The Amundsen is the only Canadian Coast...
As ice recedes from the Northern Sea Route, Russia will need more icebreakers, not fewer

As ice recedes from the Northern Sea Route, Russia will need...

Rosatomflot will increase their icebreaker capacity to meet expected growing demand in the years to come.In an exclusive interview with High North News, Mikhail...