Two U.S. bills could advance American presence in the Arctic

Two U.S. bills could advance American presence in the Arctic

A pair of bills due to be introduced in Congress later this year could help strengthen the United States’ role in the Arctic, say...
Canada’s new Arctic patrol ship begins sea trials

Canada’s new Arctic patrol ship begins sea trials

Powered by its two diesel-electric engines, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf cruised into the Bedford Basin near Halifax last week to begin its sea...
China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from the Russian Arctic by ship

China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from...

A liquified natural gas shipment arrived in China from Russia's Yamal LNG project via the Northern Sea Route for the first time on Thursday,...
LNG tanker completes first winter Northern Sea Route crossing without an escort

LNG tanker completes first winter Northern Sea Route crossing without an...

Last month, the LNG tanker Eduard Toll made history as the first ship to cross Russia’s Northern Sea Route in winter without the help...
Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut communities should expect the usual influx of summer visitors arriving by ship this season. The Department of Economic Development and Transportation announced in a...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
Arctic railway not commercially viable, report says

Arctic railway not commercially viable, report says

The Finnish-Norwegian working group exploring a potential Arctic rail corridor connecting Rovaniemi in Finland to the Arctic Ocean at Kirkenes, Norway says cargo volumes...
Two more shipping companies say they won’t use Arctic routes

Two more shipping companies say they won’t use Arctic routes

As the polar sea ice continues to retreat, new shortcuts, especially the Northern Sea Route along Russia’s Siberian coast line, have become available as...
Canada launches its first new icebreaker in 25 years

Canada launches its first new icebreaker in 25 years

Welcome to Canada, CCGS Capt. Molly Kool: On Dec. 14, the retrofitted and repainted ice-class tug from Norway became the first addition to the...
A French navigator is trying to sail the Northwest Passage solo — in a solar-powered boat

A French navigator is trying to sail the Northwest Passage solo...

This summer, French navigator Anne Quéméré is undertaking a solo expedition across the Northwest Passage in a six-meter boat powered entirely by the sun....