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An electric motor on the super-powerful ship broke down during sea trails.
February 17, 2020
The Norwegian Intelligence Service fears a stronger Chinese presence in the North, but the country’s ambassador assures that Beijing wants nothing but regional peace and development.
February 16, 2020
All key government structures of the Union must assign a far higher level of attention to Arctic affairs, says Urmas Paet.
February 13, 2020
New systems for radio-electronic warfare installed along the country’s Arctic coast are able to jam foreign ships and aircrafts several thousand kilometers away.
May 21, 2019
Shipping on the Northern Sea Route will amount to 92,6 million tons in year 2024, leader of nuclear power company Rosatom says. That is an increase of more than 450 percent in six years.
April 10, 2019
The 260 meter long nuclear-powered «Sevmorput» makes a historic voyage through the shallow and icy waters of the Northern Dvina.
March 12, 2019
The world’s only ship of its kind will deliver thousands of tons of construction materials to the Arctic LNG 2 project in peninsula Gydan.
March 06, 2019
Company Total acquires 10 percent of the Arctic LNG 2 project and gains exclusive rights over future developments in Russia’s most prosperous natural gas region.
March 05, 2019
Russia’s need for year-round petroleum export along the Northern Sea Route is the main driver behind the futuristic icebreaker.
March 03, 2019
The President was hoping for hosting an Arctic Summit in Lapland this winter, but will instead travel to Putin’s high-level event near the end of Finland’s chairmanship period of the Arctic Council.
March 01, 2019
Rosneft mulls building of a 600 km long pipeline from its Vankor oil fields to the Kara Sea.
February 28, 2019
It was discovered in the early 20th century and has since been part of all maps of the Arctic. But now the island of Perlamutrovy has simply vanished.
February 22, 2019
It will monitor and regulate ship traffic on the Northern Sea Route.
February 21, 2019
The Svalbard Treaty does not prevent Norway from punishing companies that engage in catch without permission, the judges say.
February 14, 2019
52 polar bears are walking around the corners in the town of Belushya Guba on Novaya Zemlya scaring people from leaving their houses.
February 09, 2019
A new grim climate report outlines how thawing permafrost combined with more heavy rainfall will trigger landslides and coastal erosion.
February 04, 2019
There is dramatic urgency in this matter, says Peter Winsor, Arctic program director at the WWF.
February 01, 2019
Developers in Singapore intend to ship thousands of Asians to a tourism machine in Arctic waters
January 24, 2019
We Sámi people manage the life cycles of natural resources and produce little or no wastes. That is what I call a Smart Arctic, President of Norway’s Sámi Parliament Aili Keskitalo underlined as she today opened the Arctic Frontiers.
January 21, 2019
Ine Eriksen Søreide is invited to the prestigious conference "Arctic - Territory of Dialogue" in St. Petersburg in April.
January 21, 2019
Not enough hotels in Arkhangelsk to host the 4,000 participants, the organizers argue.
January 20, 2019
Purpose-built for polar navigation, the «National Geographic Endurance» is one of two high-end cruise ships to sail deeper into Russia's Arctic waters than anyone before.
January 20, 2019
There is unease in several Russian government ministries as officials start to understand that the President’s objectives for the Northern Sea Route can not be reached. The only way to please the president might be to expand the sea route itself.
January 18, 2019
It will coordinate the country’s expanding development of regional infrastructure and industry.
January 18, 2019
Here it is: A vessel that can both crush through the ice and dive beneath it when working on extraction of mineral resources from the Arctic seabed.
January 15, 2019