Russia greenlights a new port for Novaya Zemlya

Russia greenlights a new port for Novaya Zemlya

Russian state consulting company Glavgosexpertiza has given thumbs up for the seaport that is to serve the Pavlovskoye zinc and lead mine in Novaya...
Shipping volumes on the Northern Sea Route are up by more than 60 percent

Shipping volumes on the Northern Sea Route are up by more...

Russia’s development of the Arctic shipping route is proceeding ahead of schedule. According to Rosatom, the state nuclear power company, shipping exceeded 26 million tons...
Expedition cruise operators formalize a ban on dirty heavy fuel oil in the Arctic

Expedition cruise operators formalize a ban on dirty heavy fuel oil...

While the International Maritime Organization has failed to heavy fuel oil, expedition cruise operators have now formalized a self-imposed ban on the fuel's use...
Alaska’s US senators push for a new Arctic shipping committee

Alaska’s US senators push for a new Arctic shipping committee

A new formal advisory committee could be one way to consolidate existing but scattered discussions about the U.S. federal approach to Arctic ports and...
Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

The Russian far eastern shipyard of Zvezda is ready to start building of the first tanker for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project.On Nov. 2,...
Russia finds a market in India for its vast reserves of Arctic coal

Russia finds a market in India for its vast reserves of...

It was not alternative and green power that was discussed when Indian Minister of oil, natural gas and steel Dharmendra Debendra Pradhan visited Russia...
Nike, other retailers vow not to use Arctic shipping routes

Nike, other retailers vow not to use Arctic shipping routes

Nike recently teamed up with the Ocean Conservancy in a pledge not to use Arctic shipping routes, citing both safety and environmental concerns about...
A second voyage to ship fish via Russia’s Arctic sea route has been cancelled

A second voyage to ship fish via Russia’s Arctic sea route...

Sailing fish from the Russian Far East via the Northern Sea Route to St. Petersburg on board the nuclear-powered container vessel Sevmorput has turned...
Rosneft looks to India for funding for a major Arctic oil project

Rosneft looks to India for funding for a major Arctic oil...

Russian state oil company Rosneft is inviting Indian companies to invest in the far northern Vankor area and the construction of a pipeline to...
Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for Alaska natural gas proposes skipping the costly pipeline

Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for...

For half a century, Alaskans have considered plan after plan to build a pipeline that would get the North Slope’s vast but stranded natural...