With backing of Chinese investors, Arkhangelsk region to get new deep-water port

With backing of Chinese investors, Arkhangelsk region to get new deep-water...

Newly established Arctic Transport and Industrial Centre Arkhangelsk has signed an agreement of intent with the Beijing based Poly International Holding Co. on construction...
Hurtigruten to name two new expedition ships after polar explorers

Hurtigruten to name two new expedition ships after polar explorers

Norwegian company Hurtigruten's two new expedition ships built with hybrid technology will be named MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen after two of...
COSCO will send 5 ships on Northern Sea Route in 2016

COSCO will send 5 ships on Northern Sea Route in 2016

Speaking at the Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik, China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) Executive Vice President Ding Nong confirmed that his company’s operations along...
Uncharted waters: Mega cruise ships sail the Arctic

Uncharted waters: Mega cruise ships sail the Arctic

SVALBARD, Norway -- A surge in Arctic tourism is bringing ever bigger cruise ships to the formerly isolated, ice-bound region, prompting calls for a clamp-down to...
Greenland shipper plans to break Danish port contract

Greenland shipper plans to break Danish port contract

Long goodbyes are turning out not to be Verner Hammeken’s specialty. Since taking over as managing director of Royal Arctic Line, Greenland’s nationally controlled...