Russia and Canada may lose their legal claim to Arctic seaways as ice melts, experts say

Russia and Canada may lose their legal claim to Arctic seaways...

As the Arctic changes rapidly, a key legal justification for Russian and Canadian control of Arctic seaways may change as well.At two different D.C....
Panelists at Nunavut Mining Symposium want a link to Canada’s road system

Panelists at Nunavut Mining Symposium want a link to Canada’s road...

At the Nunavut Mining Symposium in Iqaluit, you don’t have to look far to find supporters of a road linking Nunavut to the Northwest...
China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future nuclear aircraft carriers

China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future...

China is set to become only the second country after Russia to operate a nuclear icebreaker, and it's first such icebreaker will rival Russia’s largest...
Cruise ship’s close call renews demands for Arctic HFO ban

Cruise ship’s close call renews demands for Arctic HFO ban

The near-grounding of the cruise ship Viking Sky this past weekend off Norway has renewed concerns about the use of dirty and difficult-to-clean up...
A 1,400-person cruise ship returning from Norway’s Arctic survived an engine failure that threatened disaster

A 1,400-person cruise ship returning from Norway’s Arctic survived an engine...

OSLO — A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway on...
Novatek will be allowed to operate foreign LNG Carriers on the Northern Sea Route

Novatek will be allowed to operate foreign LNG Carriers on the...

Natural gas company Novatek was granted an exemption from a new law banning foreign-flagged oil and gas carriers from the Northern Sea Route. The...
Northern Sea Route requires massive infrastructure, says report

Northern Sea Route requires massive infrastructure, says report

A massive development of new industry and adjacent infrastructure is needed if national targets for the Northern Sea Route are to be met, the...
Why Saudi Arabia is looking to enter the Arctic with an investment in Russian LNG

Why Saudi Arabia is looking to enter the Arctic with an...

Ongoing discussions between Novatek, Russia’s largest privately-owned natural gas company, and Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, for cooperation on the new Arctic...
Russia extends lifetime of nuclear icebreakers to meet rising demand

Russia extends lifetime of nuclear icebreakers to meet rising demand

Russia has several new and powerful icebreakers under construction, but will continue to sail the current fleet of nuclear icebreakers in Murmansk for five...
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...