Thomas Nilsen

Routes from Tromsø to Kirkenes, Vadsø and Skagen will be reduced by October 1 as the demand for air travel has dropped dramatically amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 20, 2020
Loose and weak ice with lots of melt ponds, partly open water, and no signs of multiyear ice. The powerful photos from the MOSAiC expedition reaching the North Pole on August 19 show the dramatic impact of climate changes.
August 20, 2020
People living in local border communities in the north are, as an exception, allowed to cross the borders between Lapland and neighboring communities in northernmost Norway and Sweden.
August 19, 2020
Three lawsuits with total claims of close to one billion ruble (€11,5 million) are in pipe as two state owned structures battle over Russia's new fleet of troubled nuclear-powered icebreakers.
August 18, 2020
An employee of DNV GL was Saturday arrested when he met with a Russian intelligence agent, according to the Norwegian Security Police (PST).
August 17, 2020
The Russian mining and metallurgical giant has established a daughter company aimed at boosting tourism as Nornickel within months is closing the smelter in the monotown of Nikel.
August 14, 2020
"Combining the economy and the environment towards low-carbon choices is also an opportunity in the development of the Arctic regions,” Foreign Minister Haavisto said.
August 13, 2020
One crew member on board the Norwegian Coast Guard's KV Andenes tested positive and the 61 others will be quarantined when the ship arrives at Ramsund naval base.
August 12, 2020
A clean production cycle is highlighted as the German smelter Aurubis enters agreement to buy the full production of copper concentrate for the first ten years of operations at Nussir mine in northernmost Norway.
August 12, 2020
Russia's two newest special-purpose submarines, the Belgorod and the Khabarovsk, could redefine underwater warfare when they within some years sail out from the shipyard in Severodvinsk.
August 11, 2020