With Arctic LNG projects growing ahead of schedule, Novatek looks to the future

With Arctic LNG projects growing ahead of schedule, Novatek looks to...

Russia’s development of Arctic natural resources and shipping on the Northern Sea Route  is bound to reach new milestones in 2018 as the natural...
Western Nunavut is set to get a new marine surveillance system

Western Nunavut is set to get a new marine surveillance system

The western Nunavut community of Cambridge Bay is among seven coastal communities in Canada that will test out a new marine information system.The system,...
Novatek set to build its own Arctic LNG fleet

Novatek set to build its own Arctic LNG fleet

Russian natural gas company Novatek has decided to establish the Sea Arctic Transport, a subsidiary managing shipping operations in Arctic waters.According to CEO Leonid Mikhelson, in...
An illustrated guide aims to protect Arctic marine mammals from shipping

An illustrated guide aims to protect Arctic marine mammals from shipping

A new pictorial guide should help mariners in the eastern Arctic to identify and avoid disturbing marine mammals like whales, walrus, seals and polar...
New book on polar shipping offers key guidance to mariners

New book on polar shipping offers key guidance to mariners

Ask Capt. Duke Snider why mariners in Canada’s Arctic need to be well-informed, and Snider’s answer is clear.It’s because they’ll find a maze of...
For some Alaska islands there’s a ship-borne risk even scarier than an oil spill

For some Alaska islands there’s a ship-borne risk even scarier than...

The most dangerous ecological disaster for the islands of the Aleutian chain and the Bering Sea, biologicals have long warned, wouldn't be an oil...
How a shipping safety violation is escalating an internal conflict over Russia’s Northern Sea Route

How a shipping safety violation is escalating an internal conflict over...

A serious violation of Arctic shipping safety rules by Yamal LNG carrier Boris Vilkitsky last month has escalated a growing conflict about the regulation of and...
Study finds record amount of microplastics in Arctic sea ice

Study finds record amount of microplastics in Arctic sea ice

The Arctic may be thousands of miles from the planet's largest cities and fastest booming populations, but that doesn’t mean it’s free of human...
Canada’s federal government will spend CA$94.3M to improve Arctic sealift infrastructure

Canada’s federal government will spend CA$94.3M to improve Arctic sealift infrastructure

Sealift operations in Canada's Arctic will receive some badly needed infrastructure, thanks to a federal spending promise.The improvements will come from the federal government’s $1.5...
Ships are venturing closer to North Pole thanks to climate change

Ships are venturing closer to North Pole thanks to climate change

Since the early 2000s, scientists have observed historical records being set, then set again in the Arctic as temperatures warm and sea ice continues...