Thomas Nilsen

«We will never be able to have a 100 percent rescue preparedness around Svalbard,» says Bent-Ove Jamtli, Director of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of North Norway. He calls on the cruise operators themselves to carry life-saving equipment for mass evacuation in cold climate.
June 17, 2019
17 high-power 150 kW chargers and eight fast chargers will make it possible for practically all kinds of electric cars to drive anywhere in Norway's northernmost region, even in freezing cold winter.
June 11, 2019
Single-entry visas for a stay of up to 16 days will come in the start. Later, the goal is to issue multiple entry e-visas.
June 09, 2019
Temperatures over 30°C on the White Sea coast and within the Arctic Circle on the Kola Peninsula.
June 09, 2019
Japanese and Nordic partners team up with Russia’s telecom giant MegaFon, sign MoU to set up trans-Arctic telecom company.
June 06, 2019
Finland gets new coalition government with three ministers from the Green Party and a political platform saying the country aims at becoming carbon neutral by 2035.
June 05, 2019
Despite Arctic heat waves, Norway is not cooling down its emission of gasses causing climate crisis.
June 03, 2019
Your next take-off from Murmansk might very well take you to Pushkin Airport, Russia’s busiest hub.
June 01, 2019
The spring is silent in Nikel, the industrial town near the border to Norway where Russia’s ultra-profitable smelter for nickel for decades has poisoned the surrounding nature.
May 31, 2019
Click on the gallery above to see all photos from the cross-border rescue training in the Barents Sea.
May 27, 2019