Thomas Nilsen

First leg of the new railway along Sweden’s northern coast is included in the Transport Administration’s proposal for the national plan for 2018-2029.
September 03, 2017
The order is signed: The nuclear-powered icebreaker «Soviet Union» will be cut up and recycled.
September 01, 2017
In a move to decentralise state agencies out of Stockholm, Arctic coordination goes north to the town where the country’s fleet of icebreakers have homeport.
August 30, 2017
Over 40 vessels have left port for a series of tactical exercises in the Barents Sea.
August 30, 2017
Failing to find oil at the Korpfjell prospect doesn’t make Norway’s oil major give up. We will come back next year, says Dan Tuppen, head of exploration for the Barents Sea.
August 30, 2017
The warships will be more heavily armed than any other surface vessels in the Russian Navy.
August 28, 2017
Willow grouse population in northernmost Norway is reduced to less than a quarter compared with two years ago.
August 25, 2017
Russia’s Foreign Agent law has forced many NGOs to close down, but this exception from the north inspires others to stand up for their rights.
August 25, 2017
Operator of the only cross-border flights in Northern Scandinavia got millions of euros in public support from regional authorities. Now, the route could come to an end.
August 25, 2017