Nome eyes a significant port expansion — but critics wonder if it will be enough

Nome eyes a significant port expansion — but critics wonder if...

The city of Nome, located on Alaska's Seward Peninsula not far from the Bering Strait, has long been seen as a leading contender for...
Japan’s Mitsui and Mitsubishi take 10 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2

Japan’s Mitsui and Mitsubishi take 10 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic...

Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corporation, two of Japan’s largest general trading companies will acquire a 10 percent stake in the Arctic LNG 2...
A Russian company is pushing forward with plans to bring container shipping to the Northern Sea Route

A Russian company is pushing forward with plans to bring container...

The transport of natural gas and oil along the Northern Sea Route has seen rapid growth with cargo volume quadrupling between 2015-2018 to nearly...
IMO pushes back talks on limiting Arctic-warming black carbon emissions to 2020

IMO pushes back talks on limiting Arctic-warming black carbon emissions to...

The United Nations agency that oversees the shipping industry has pushed back plans to discuss putting limits on sooty exhaust that’s known to increase...
High costs killed the dream of a Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry, says Nunavut minister

High costs killed the dream of a Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry, says...

Due to high construction costs, Iqaluit’s new deepsea port, now under construction, can’t accommodate a once-dreamed-of Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry service, Lorne Kusugak, the minister...
The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the North Atlantic and nearby Arctic, is now operational

The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the...

The U.S. Navy’s 2nd Fleet, revived last year to provide a bigger U.S. presence in the North Atlantic and Arctic, now has enough staff to...
Icelandic officials are considering an appeal over Eimskip-Royal Arctic Line partnership

Icelandic officials are considering an appeal over Eimskip-Royal Arctic Line partnership

A decision by the Icelandic competition authority to approve a vessel-sharing agreement between that country’s Eimskip and Royal Arctic Line has been appealed by...
Norway’s Hurtigruten cruise operator signs deal to power ships with fish waste biogas

Norway’s Hurtigruten cruise operator signs deal to power ships with fish...

Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to...
Russia launches the another ship in its powerful new series of nuclear icebreakers

Russia launches the another ship in its powerful new series of...

ST PETERSBURG, Russia — Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the...
China’s COSCO to stay course on Arctic shipping

China’s COSCO to stay course on Arctic shipping

Chinese shipping company COSCO will continue its increase transit shipments on the Northern Sea Route, through the waters of the Russian Arctic.“Our development strategy...