Shipping

Belarus’s Lukashenko eyes shipping goods to Asia via Russia’s Arctic route

Belarus’s Lukashenko eyes shipping goods to Asia via Russia’s Arctic route

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko during a meeting with the governor of Russia's Murmansk region, Andrei Chibis, on Thursday said the re-routing of Belarusian exports...
Turkish companies could rescue Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 project

Turkish companies could rescue Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 project

The unprecedented Arctic industrialization that over the past years has unfolded along the shores of Russia’s remote Gulf of Ob faces serious troubles following...
Canadian Hydrographic Service gets $84M to map Arctic Ocean floor

Canadian Hydrographic Service gets $84M to map Arctic Ocean floor

The federal government is planning to spend more than $100 million to map the Arctic Ocean floor and to make improvements to Rankin Inlet’s...
New Pond Inlet harbor expected to provide safety, economic benefits

New Pond Inlet harbor expected to provide safety, economic benefits

Pond Inlet’s new community harbor has officially opened. Funded with $30 million from the federal government and $11 million from the Government of Nunavut, the...
A sweeping US Senate bill aims to address key Arctic issues

A sweeping US Senate bill aims to address key Arctic issues

A broad bill covering national security, shipping, research, and trade in the Arctic that sharply rebukes Russia’s dominance on some issues was introduced in...
Nunavut miner issues layoff notices to more than 1,100 employees

Nunavut miner issues layoff notices to more than 1,100 employees

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. has sent layoff notices to more than 1,100 of its employees. The company sent the notices July 31, said spokesperson Peter...
On Navy Day, Putin reiterates Arctic ambitions, calls US main threat to Russia

On Navy Day, Putin reiterates Arctic ambitions, calls US main threat...

ST. PETERSBURG — President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia's main rival and set...
Murmansk Transport Hub is gets strategic importance status

Murmansk Transport Hub is gets strategic importance status

Construction of the new large harbor facilities on the west side of the Kola Bay has officially acquired status of strategic importance for Russia. Russian...
Russia’s Rosneft starts construction of huge new Arctic oil terminal

Russia’s Rosneft starts construction of huge new Arctic oil terminal

MOSCOW — Russian energy giant Rosneft said on Tuesday it has started construction of an Arctic oil terminal at the Bukhta Sever port, part...
Russia’s Nornickel makes plans to ship Arctic nickel to Africa

Russia’s Nornickel makes plans to ship Arctic nickel to Africa

Russia's Nornickel, the world’s biggest producer of nickel, is preparing alternative export routes. That's according to Ravil Nasybullov, Director of Nornickel’s logistics department, who...
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