Novatek’s Yamal LNG will face logistical challenges during the coming winter months

Novatek’s Yamal LNG will face logistical challenges during the coming winter...

Russian natural gas major Novatek is bound to face logistical challenges at its Yamal LNG operation despite ongoing efforts to streamline shipping operations. The...
Conservative British politicians warn Russia over its military expansion in the Arctic

Conservative British politicians warn Russia over its military expansion in the...

Two top British politicians speaking at a political conference over the weekend said the nation would push back firmly against Russian military encroachment in...
Air pollution from ships will likely slow rising Arctic temperatures, researchers say

Air pollution from ships will likely slow rising Arctic temperatures, researchers...

Arctic shipping is one of the paradoxes of global warming. Rising temperatures tied to increased carbon pollution from things like transportation have resulted in...
An HFO ban would only mean minimal cost increases, a Greenland study finds

An HFO ban would only mean minimal cost increases, a Greenland...

Ask environmentalists what the problems of using heavy fuel oil are, and they will tell you there are two: When burned, the fuel harms...
A new atlas describes the changing marine ecosystem in Canada’s Arctic

A new atlas describes the changing marine ecosystem in Canada’s Arctic

Just in time for the 2018 G7 ministerial meeting in Halifax — where the theme is climate change, marine protection and clean energy — trio of...
Just as China launches a second icebreaker, a fresh report details problems with US plans

Just as China launches a second icebreaker, a fresh report details...

News from Shanghai about the completion of a new Chinese icebreaker arrived at about the same time as a report questioning the process under...
Maersk container ship is set to complete Arctic Ocean transit

Maersk container ship is set to complete Arctic Ocean transit

Danish shipping giant Maersk is about to complete the first-ever transit of the Arctic Ocean by a container ship. The Venta Maersk traveled through...
Novatek teams up with Chinese partner for Arctic shipping

Novatek teams up with Chinese partner for Arctic shipping

Russia’s Arctic producer of liquid natural gas, Novatek, will conclude an agreement with the world’s fourth-largest shipping company, COSCO, when now establishing a dedicated...
China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launched the Xue Long 2 (雪龙2), which translates to “Snow Dragon,” in an elaborate ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Monday. The new...
Canadian navy preps for the perils of iceberg alley

Canadian navy preps for the perils of iceberg alley

The watch crew standing on the bridge of the HMCS Charlottetown hold on tight on Sept. 2 and brace themselves against the shock of...