More from: Arctic

The biting cold could impact Independence Day celebrations on Monday.
December 03, 2021
UN organization adopts voluntary measure with impacts for black carbon emissions in Arctic.
December 03, 2021
The Arctic Council, and international forum made up of the world’s eight northern countries, wrapped up their two-day meeting in Salekhard, Russia on Thursday.
December 03, 2021
Deputy head of the state nuclear company admits year-round shipments on the Northern Sea Route will hardly be possible without an additional number of super-powerful LK-60 icebreakers.
December 03, 2021
The new super-powerful "Arktika" is on the way to help out ships locked in sea-ice.
December 01, 2021
Exceptional cold is affecting northern Scandinavia and Russia’s Kola Peninsula with temperatures below -30°C.
November 28, 2021
Both the "Arktika" and "Sibir" have been on sea trials in the Gulf of Finland this week, while construction work on the "Ural", "Yakutia" and "Chukotka" continue according to schedule.
November 26, 2021
In an increasingly hostile political environment, Helsinki seeks to use its new presidency in the Barents Council to interact with Moscow
November 18, 2021
But some of the vessels will have to wait for at least one week before they are released from captivity in the remote Arctic sea-ice.
November 10, 2021
The country's quickly growing interest in the Northern Sea Route is leading to a reshuffle of regional lighthouses and navigation markers.
November 09, 2021
An early freeze has taken shippers by surprise and a big number of vessels are in danger of getting stuck in thick sea-ice.
November 08, 2021
In the face of slow transportation developments in the Arctic and the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 crisis, Russian ambitious transportation priorities and goals stay unwavering.
November 07, 2021
Following Disneynature’s upcoming film documenting the dramatic climate changes at Svalbard, families with children are now offered a high-class voyage to the Arctic archipelago.
November 06, 2021
The route from St. Petersburg to Bangladesh via Murmansk and Vladivostok is about 3,200 nautical miles longer than sailing the cargo via the Suez Canal. Even the route around Africa would have been faster.
November 03, 2021
Ice-class carrier Nordic Nuluujaak makes its first voyage on the Northern Sea Route as sea-ice quickly accumulates on the far northern waters.
October 25, 2021
Rising Arctic temperatures are causing permafrost to thaw, putting the world’s largest city built on frozen ground in deep trouble.
October 22, 2021
A cold wind brought snow to all inland areas above the Arctic Circle in Finland, Norway and Sweden. With temperatures down to minus 17℃ last night and continued subzero forecast, winter season kicks off earlier than usual.
October 20, 2021
The Arctic Circle Assembly, one of the biggest northern-themed conferences in the world, is gearing up for its four-day, in-person gathering starting October 14 in Reykjavik.
October 11, 2021
Coast Guard reps from the eight Arctic countries are currently meeting in Russia to discuss further operational cooperation amongst its members.
October 08, 2021
A cruise ship in distress in freezing cold Arctic waters off Svalbard is the nightmare scenario for rescue services. On Friday, search- and rescue capacities from Longyearbyen were tested in a mass evacuation.
October 08, 2021
Construction of the deep-water seaport project in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug will start in 2024.
September 27, 2021
After Russia's warmest-ever summer, the Northern Sea Route is almost ice-free. But only few shipmasters set course for the Arctic shortcut between Europe and Asia
September 21, 2021
The Reykjavik-based Arctic Circle Assembly will next month mark the start of a busy season for stakeholders and policymakers in the circumpolar north to reconvene. Such non-digital venues are more important than you think, especially in the Arctic.
September 21, 2021
The largest ever walrus habitat in the history of Arctic exploration was found on the Eva-Liv Island of the Franz Josef Land archipelago.
September 16, 2021
As a cause of the rapid melting of the Arctic Sea ice, polar bears at Svalbard have undergone a shocking loss in genetic diversity, a Norwegian study shows.
September 16, 2021