Novatek opens third Yamal LNG production line, begins ship-to-ship transfers in Norwegian waters

Novatek opens third Yamal LNG production line, begins ship-to-ship transfers in...

Russia’s largest privately-owned natural gas company Novatek announced this week the opening of the third production line at its liquefied natural gas facility on...
Norway wants to help modernize Russia’s fishing fleet

Norway wants to help modernize Russia’s fishing fleet

Norway's shipyards could soon help Russia upgrade its fleet of Arctic fishing vessels, according to Norwegian State Secretary Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen of the Ministry of Trade,...
New U.S. legislation speeds up the possibility of a Nome port

New U.S. legislation speeds up the possibility of a Nome port

Last month, new U.S. federal legislation breathed new life into the possibility of a port in Nome.The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018,...
South Korean shipbuilders’ have developed a lock on the LNG tanker market that could last for years

South Korean shipbuilders’ have developed a lock on the LNG tanker...

SEOUL/TOKYO — South Korean shipyards have boxed out their Japanese rivals from the market for building large ships carrying liquefied natural gas, winning all...
Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil

Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel...

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Nunavut-wide Inuit organization, has joined in the push for Canada to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic waters.This fuel, a...
Squeaky-green cruise ship company says dead fish can breathe life into carbon-free goals

Squeaky-green cruise ship company says dead fish can breathe life into...

Norway’s Hurtigruten, operator of that country’s iconic coastal ferry and the world’s largest expedition cruise line, is hoping dead fish will prove a selling...
Economic interests may trump shipping safety as Russia seeks to reduce ice-class requirements

Economic interests may trump shipping safety as Russia seeks to reduce...

The Russian Ministry of Transport has proposed a significant softening of ice-class requirements on the Northern Sea Route. The change, proposed to go into...
A graphite deposit inspires plans for Bering Strait mine, infrastructure upgrades

A graphite deposit inspires plans for Bering Strait mine, infrastructure upgrades

Graphite, the material used to fill simple pencils, is a building block for the modern, high-tech economy. With its thermal and electrical conductivity, graphite...
Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in Arctic

Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in...

OSLO — Russia was the likely culprit behind the disruption of GPS navigation signals over northern Scandinavia during recent NATO military exercises, Norway's defense...
Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded in Norwegian waters during 2019

Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded...

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) has released new information about the location, duration, and scope of Tschudi’s ship-to-ship transfer operation of liquefied natural gas...