Thomas Nilsen

Russia’s energy minister welcomes Saudi Arabia’s state energy company as key commercial partner to the second gas plant on the Yamal Peninsula.
October 26, 2018
Hurtigruten continues to build cruise vessels carrying twice as many passengers as most other new-buildings in the Arctic expedition cruise business.
October 25, 2018
State Duma lawmakers are preparing a law punishing soldiers if publishing any information about themselves on social media.
October 25, 2018
October 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of liberation of Norway’s northernmost region from Nazi occupation by the Red Army.
October 24, 2018
Land forces will mainly exercise in southern Norway, while air forces will fly above the Arctic Circle from the airports Kallax, Rovaniemi, Bodø and Andøya.
October 23, 2018
A polar bear shot dead after it attacked a crew member from a cruise ship on Svalbard this summer now raises question whether drones could be used to check the shores before making zodiac landings. Authorities and the cruise industry itself are skeptical.
October 17, 2018
Bank employee mistakenly loaded $100 notes into the box for 500-ruble notes.
October 17, 2018
Additional to the cruise ships, the ban will be imposed on all land based operations, like hotels, restaurants and other establishments in Longyearbyen.
October 16, 2018
Air support will be provided from the carrier USS “Harry S. Truman” when soldiers will train at shooting ranges in Troms.
October 15, 2018
The Russian navy has decided to the “Ivan Gren” should embark on an inter-fleet transfer from the Baltic to the Northern Fleet now in October.
October 14, 2018