Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut communities should expect the usual influx of summer visitors arriving by ship this season.The Department of Economic Development and Transportation announced in a...
The small town of Dikson is set to get a key role in Russia’s big Arctic plan

The small town of Dikson is set to get a key...

The roughly 550 people living in Dikson, an outpost on the Kara Sea coast, could soon face big change as Russia's federal government earlier...
Canadian Coast Guard embarks on longer Arctic season this year

Canadian Coast Guard embarks on longer Arctic season this year

Canada’s aging Coast Guard fleet will enter Arctic waters two weeks earlier this year and remain one week longer, Coast Guard officials told reporters...
First-ever recorded right whale songs come from tiny population swimming in Bering Sea

First-ever recorded right whale songs come from tiny population swimming in...

For years, scientists trying to track the elusive Eastern North Pacific right whale have had to listen with special underwater acoustic devices for the...
Polar Code may be applied to smaller Arctic vessels

Polar Code may be applied to smaller Arctic vessels

At a recent Arctic Council shipping forum in London, the International Marine Organization said it’s looking at expanding the Polar Code to smaller vessels.“The...
For Chinese companies, investment in Arctic infrastructure offers both opportunities and challenges

For Chinese companies, investment in Arctic infrastructure offers both opportunities and...

SHANGHAI — “There are almost no roads, no airports, which means that in order to roll out infrastructure projects you have to first build...
Shipping company Maersk is set to return to Russia’s Northern Sea Route in a big way this summer

Shipping company Maersk is set to return to Russia’s Northern Sea...

Danish shipping operator Maersk is exploring the possibility of sending cargo along Russia's Northern Sea Route this summer. It is currently discussing a cooperation...
Trans-Arctic shipments are on the agenda as Chinese companies come to St. Petersburg Economic Forum

Trans-Arctic shipments are on the agenda as Chinese companies come to...

Russian natural gas company Novatek and Chinese shipping company COSCO have signed a cooperation agreement, which could open ways to new logistics schemes in...
Nome eyes a significant port expansion — but critics wonder if it will be enough

Nome eyes a significant port expansion — but critics wonder if...

The city of Nome, located on Alaska's Seward Peninsula not far from the Bering Strait, has long been seen as a leading contender for...
Japan’s Mitsui and Mitsubishi take 10 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2

Japan’s Mitsui and Mitsubishi take 10 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic...

Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corporation, two of Japan’s largest general trading companies will acquire a 10 percent stake in the Arctic LNG 2...