Thomas Nilsen

The US strategic bombers were exercising in the airspace over both Norway and Sweden on May 20.
May 20, 2020
"We get port call cancellations to Longyearbyen every day now," says Assisting Harbor Master Rikhart Olsen Ingerø. Norway's ban on most international visitors is extended to August 20 and includes Svalbard.
May 19, 2020
Norway’s closed borders to foreign nationals will apply until August 20th, but a special law might keep non-Nordic borders closed until January 1, 2021.
May 18, 2020
"Knyaz Vladimir" is currently sailing the White Sea on finale stage of sea trials.
May 18, 2020
Struggling with a faulty engine on the fist icebreaker, not yet delivered, does not hinder the start of construction.
May 14, 2020
Three Finnish-based companies have prepared an outline design for the plant to be towed Russia's Pavlovsky lead-zinc mining project.
May 13, 2020
Finland, Norway is up 27%, while Finland, Sweden is up 25%. Biggest concern, though, is the Tornio, Haparanda border where traffic more than tripled last week.
May 12, 2020
Norwegian and Russian military and civilian rescuers have announced that Exercise Barents 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020
Embarrassing leaks about troop movements or secret operations should come to an end, the Russian President orders.
May 11, 2020
The US and UK naval group leaves the Barents Sea Friday evening after five days in waters where Russia's Northern Fleet normally exercises. The voyage marks a new age with U.S. Navy surface warships sailing in the north.
May 08, 2020