A UK research vessel has set a new record for the Royal Navy’s northernmost surface voyage

A UK research vessel has set a new record for the...

A British icebreaking survey ship has sailed further north than any other surface vessel in the history of the Royal Navy. The HMS Protector reportedly...
A planned Norwegian green ammonia plant aims to help decarbonize Arctic shipping

A planned Norwegian green ammonia plant aims to help decarbonize Arctic...

Aker Clean Hydrogen and Varanger Kraft, joint venture partners in a planned green ammonia and hydrogen production project in northern Norway, said they will...
What the Biden-Putin summit means — and doesn’t mean — for Arctic cooperation

What the Biden-Putin summit means — and doesn’t mean — for...

When U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged from a historic summit in Geneva on Wednesday, both leaders mentioned the promise...
Russia is planning an active Arctic Economic Council chairmanship

Russia is planning an active Arctic Economic Council chairmanship

When Russia assumed the two-year rotating chair of the Arctic Council, it also took over chairing the Arctic Economic Council, a parallel but independent...
IMO adopts an Arctic heavy fuel oil ban

IMO adopts an Arctic heavy fuel oil ban

LONDON — The United Nations shipping agency on Thursday adopted a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region, but...
Oil drilling rigs are sailing north for Russia’s Arctic waters

Oil drilling rigs are sailing north for Russia’s Arctic waters

With wells set to be drilled in the waters of the Kara Sea and the Gulf of Ob this summer, oil drilling rigs are...
Greenland is seeking a free trade agreement with the US

Greenland is seeking a free trade agreement with the US

Greenlandic lawmakers are hoping firmer relations with the United States can lead to the easing of a number of regulations that hinder trade between...
Moscow revives plans for a railway to Arctic coast at Sabetta

Moscow revives plans for a railway to Arctic coast at Sabetta

After Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the Northern Latitudinal Passage in a recent address to the nation, the major Arctic railway project might get...
France’s TotalEnergies acquires a stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG trans-shipping company

France’s TotalEnergies acquires a stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG trans-shipping company

The French supermajor oil company TotalEnergies said last week that it signed an agreement with Novatek to acquire 10 percent of Arctic Transshipment LLC,...
Russia-Norway emergency cooperation gets priority despite military buildup and COVID crisis

Russia-Norway emergency cooperation gets priority despite military buildup and COVID crisis

One day after Norway scrambled a pair of F-16 fighter jets to meet Russian military planes outside its northern airspace, the two countries kicked...