Baffinland says it will delay icebreaking at the start of 2021 shipping season

Baffinland says it will delay icebreaking at the start of 2021...

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. announced Tuesday it will delay icebreaking at the start of this year’s shipping season to help protect the health of...
EU lawmakers push for more visibility in the Arctic — and a stronger response to Russia and China

EU lawmakers push for more visibility in the Arctic — and...

The European Union should ally itself closer with its allies in Asia and North America to counter Chinese and Russian actions in the Arctic,...
US Coast Guard starts its seasonal Arctic operations from Kotzebue base

US Coast Guard starts its seasonal Arctic operations from Kotzebue base

The U.S. Coast Guard has opened its seasonal Arctic operating site in Kotzebue, Alaska, a key milestone kicking off the 2021 season of its...
With its Arctic workhorse approaching retirement, Sweden weighs whether to build a new research icebreaker

With its Arctic workhorse approaching retirement, Sweden weighs whether to build...

Since coming into service in 1989, the Oden, has been something of a workhorse for the Swedish state: By winter, it is an icebreaker...
A Luxembourg protest brings opposition to a Nunavut mine expansion to the world stage

A Luxembourg protest brings opposition to a Nunavut mine expansion to...

While a public hearing on Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s expansion project is on hold, a Greenpeace protest at the headquarters of the mining company’s...
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...