Atle Staalesen

And it is all happening on the doorstep to Norway, company representative Bjørn Gundersen said during today’s Arctic Frontiers in Tromsø.
January 23, 2018
Less companies show interest, wells are dry and the government signals that it will postpone its its next major licensing round.
January 23, 2018
The three Afghans who illegally tried to cross the Arctic border between Russia and Norway have been sentenced to six months behind bars.
January 23, 2018
Sevmash steps up modernization of capacities at its naval yard in Severodvinsk, northern Russia.
January 22, 2018
The world’s first ever installation of its kind will be towed several thousand kilometers through Arctic ice before it reaches its destination in Pevek, June 2019.
January 19, 2018
The Zvezdochka yard outside Arkhangelsk, northern Russia, demands another 6.8 billion ruble for its comprehensive modernization of nuclear submarine «Podmoskovye». The ministry responds with a 3.7 billion suit against the yard.
January 18, 2018
The political opposition is no longer allowed to assemble downtown and leaflets from Aleksey Navalny are confiscated by police.
January 18, 2018
At the same time as the petro-sceptical Liberal Party joins the ruling government coalition, the country’s oil minister announces a record number of new offshore drilling licenses.
January 17, 2018
The «Baltic Winter» spent only about five and a half days on its voyage across the Northern Sea Route. Last year’s ice conditions in the area were favorable, Russian transport authorities say.
January 16, 2018
A record-beating 9,74 million tons of goods was transported on the Russian Arctic route in 2017. That resulted in a very good year for Murmansk and several other northern Russian ports.
January 16, 2018

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