Russia’s massive new nuclear-powered icebreaker embarks on its first Arctic voyage

Russia’s massive new nuclear-powered icebreaker embarks on its first Arctic voyage

MOSCOW — A nuclear-powered icebreaker Russia says is the world's largest and most powerful set off on Tuesday on a two-week journey to the...
OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

LONDON — OneWeb, the collapsed satellite operator rescued by the British government and India's Bharti Group, will resume launches with Arianespace in December, putting...
Russian ambassador accuses NATO of ‘false pretext’ for Arctic naval operation

Russian ambassador accuses NATO of ‘false pretext’ for Arctic naval operation

Russia's ambassador to Copenhagen criticized Danish participation in a British-led military operation in Russia’s exclusive economic zone in the Barents Sea earlier this month,...
International lenders are said to back $9.5 billion financing for Russia’s Arctic LNG 2

International lenders are said to back $9.5 billion financing for Russia’s...

LONDON — International lenders have lined up about $9.5 billion in financial support for a Russian Arctic liquefied natural gas project, a document seen...
Novatek orders 10 Arc7 carriers from Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard for Arctic LNG 2

Novatek orders 10 Arc7 carriers from Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard for Arctic...

Russian natural gas giant Novatek and its shipping partner Sovcomflot finalized orders for 10 Arc7 ice-class LNG carriers last week. These specialized ice-capable vessels are...
COVID-19 restrictions ground Canada’s National Aerial Surveillance Program season in Nunavut

COVID-19 restrictions ground Canada’s National Aerial Surveillance Program season in Nunavut

Vessels plying Nunavut’s waters will have one less eye on them this season as the National Aerial Surveillance Program season was cancelled due to...
In a controversial move, Norway sails frigate into Russian Arctic EEZ together with UK, US navy ships

In a controversial move, Norway sails frigate into Russian Arctic EEZ...

The Norwegian frigate KNM Thor Heyerdahl is sailing in the Barents Sea together with the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ross, the British...
A New Zealand sailor who attempted the Northwest Passage despite COVID-19 restrictions faces fines

A New Zealand sailor who attempted the Northwest Passage despite COVID-19...

A sailor from New Zealand who did not receive permission from Transport Canada to transit the Northwest Passage could face fines of up to...
Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections, a new report says

Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections,...

A new report released on Thursday suggests that a recommended ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic would not go far enough, fast...
Mysterious waves of marine trash, much of it Russian, wash ashore on Alaska’s Bering Strait beaches

Mysterious waves of marine trash, much of it Russian, wash ashore...

Marine trash drifting from Asia to Alaska beaches is nothing new. But this year, there is a mysterious and disturbing deluge, and it is...