Dirtiest shipping fuel to be banned from Arctic

Dirtiest shipping fuel to be banned from Arctic

The UN body that regulates shipping agreed Friday to a measure that would ban a highly polluting form of fuel from the Arctic, but...
Nunavut communities want safe shipping corridors, more surveillance

Nunavut communities want safe shipping corridors, more surveillance

Two more Nunavut communities say they support the creation of low-impact shipping corridors in Canada’s Arctic water to protect their lifestyle and wildlife.For ship...
Finland’s Arctic railway tops business forum agenda

Finland’s Arctic railway tops business forum agenda

Finland continues to push to establish an Arctic railway, and the initiative is among the key themes of an Arctic Business Forum held this...
A key rail infrastructure project in Russia’s Arctic turns to private investment

A key rail infrastructure project in Russia’s Arctic turns to private...

A series of new Russian railway lines leading to the Arctic Ocean will heavily depend on private investments.The 707-kilometer Northern Latitudinal Railway will connect...
Nome mayor touts his city’s infrastructure, services as a head start in the Arctic port race

Nome mayor touts his city’s infrastructure, services as a head start...

Nearly three years ago, Royal Dutch Shell yanked its ambitious project to drill for oil offshore in the icy Chukchi Sea, progress toward developing...
A potential Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil gains momentum

A potential Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil gains momentum

What do soybeans have to do with Arctic pollution? Consider the 2004 wreck of the Selendang Ayu, a Malaysian-registered cargo vessel that broke in...
Wave technology is one-two punch for ice-breaking

Wave technology is one-two punch for ice-breaking

The concept of using a wave to break a solid object is well understood, even by laypeople. Find the right tone and you can...
Canadian Arctic shipping traffic nearly tripled over 25 years

Canadian Arctic shipping traffic nearly tripled over 25 years

A new study on shipping in Canada’s Arctic has found that traffic in the region almost tripled between 1990-2015.The researchers found that the annual...
Finland will pursue Rovaniemi-Kirkenes route for new Arctic railway link

Finland will pursue Rovaniemi-Kirkenes route for new Arctic railway link

Finland's Ministry of Transport and Communications has decided that a proposed railway route linking the nation — and eventually the rest of Europe —...
A deepwater port in Alaska’s Arctic is essential for U.S. national security

A deepwater port in Alaska’s Arctic is essential for U.S. national...

While cooperation has been a hallmark of Arctic relations between the United States and Russia, it is important to consider national security due to...