Thomas Nilsen

EU wants to play a key role as geopolitics and climate changes dramatically transform the north. Public consultation for a new Arctic policy is now open.
August 02, 2020
The European car industry’s transition to electric power-trains, combined with financial institutions hunt for green projects, proves successful for Northvolt, which now says it targets a 25 percent market share in Europe’s battery production by 2030.
August 02, 2020
Increased attention to Russia’s Arctic zone from foreign states require us to build such ships, said Vladimir Kulishov, chief of FSB’s border guard service.
August 01, 2020
"The vessel is in isolation at port in Tromsø," Hurtigruten announces in a press statement.
July 31, 2020
The anti-submarine guided-missile destroyer «Severomorsk» is the most powerful of the vessels in the naval task unit soon to set course to the Arctic
July 31, 2020
The summer in Finnmark is now one week longer than 30 years ago, a study by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute says.
July 31, 2020
The weapons system to be exercised, Pantsir-S1, is believed to have shot down a U.S. military drone in Libya last November.
July 31, 2020
The US guided-missile destroyer «USS Roosevelt» has now sailed for more than 28 days above the Arctic Circle.
July 30, 2020
After days with record heat at Svalbard, the penetration of water from the above melting glacier is now flooding Norway’s only operating coal mine that supplies the country’s only coal-power plant.
July 30, 2020
Nikolay Palchenko was sitting next to a coughing fellow passenger on the plane from Moscow to Murmansk. A few days later, also Nikolay got sick and ended up at the infectious diseases department at the regional hospital from where he made this photo-report.
July 29, 2020

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