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  • 13 November 2013
    Equipment

    Wood Group has renewed its sponsorship of the Wood Group Chair of Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) for a second five-year term, from 2014 to 2019. The research chair in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science will benefit both undergraduate and post-graduate engineering students. With the Arctic and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Wood Group has renewed its sponsorship of the Wood Group Chair of Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) for a second five-year term, from 2014 to 2019. The research chair in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science will benefit both undergraduate and post-graduate engineering students. With the Arctic and […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    A new study about crucial risk management issues relating to Arctic operations is released by DNV and the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI).  This concludes that, in order to safely develop Arctic resources, there is a need for improved technology, oil spill preparedness and close cooperation between the authorities, industry and society. DNV’s CEO, Dr Henrik […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Vessels

    Deltamarin and Aker Arctic Technology have jointly developed a Aframax-sized tanker concept for arctic use with an option to be powered by LNG.

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DNV and Statoil are today launching a competence programme that aims to enhance the two organisations’ knowledge about particular Arctic challenges. “Due to Arctic-specific risks such as remoteness, darkness, ice and low temperatures, it is utterly important to take a stepwise approach in which we learn and improve from the experience gained. Our complementary roles […]

  • 13 March 2013

    DNV and Statoil launched a competence programme that aims to enhance the two organisations’ knowledge about particular Arctic challenges. “Due to Arctic-specific risks such as remoteness, darkness, ice and low temperatures, it is utterly important to take a stepwise approach in which we learn and improve from the experience gained. Our complementary roles as operator […]

  • 19 December 2013

    A government owned investment company, Finnish Industry Investment Ltd,  purchased on Tuesday a 66.4 per cent majority stake of the shares of Aker Arctic Technology Oy (Aker Arctic) from STX Finland Oy. Aker Arctic is one of the world’s leading companies in Arctic marine logistics and offshore solutions as well Arctic vessels design. The company’s […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) and Statoil Canada Ltd. have announced a collaborative investment in three new research and development projects with the potential to improve Arctic and harsh-environment offshore oil and gas operations in Newfoundland and Labrador and around the world. The total value of the projects is $3.9 million, including $2.4 million from […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aalto University, together with three other universities, has received significant funding for an international Research Centre of Excellence for Arctic Technology from Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF). After an extensive international tendering process for fundamental research projects, LRF has established a Research Centre of Excellence in Arctic Shipping and Operations. The Centre will be headed by […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Royal Norwegian Embassy, with support from the Singapore Maritime Institute and Innovation Norway, organised the Norway-Singapore Arctic Symposium on Friday, 14 March 2014. Mr Andrew Tan, Chief Executive, MPA who delivered the welcome remarks said, “As a maritime nation and global hub port, Singapore has […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL has developed an interactive Arctic Risk Map to present the risks associated with offshore and maritime activities in the Arctic. The map aims to provide the industry with a comprehensive tool for decision-making and transparent communications. “The Arctic is not a monolithic area and the risk picture varies accordingly. Stakeholders therefore need a sound decision […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) leads a team of 52 scientists evaluating operational technologies in the Arctic aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy Aug. 8-30. The research focuses on improving boat operations, testing communications performance and reliability, enhancing navigational safety information availability and observing the movement of oil near the ice edge. […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Equipment

    Organisers of the Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) have announced Fugro as the recipient of two 2014 Spotlight on Arctic Technology Awards. The company is being recognised for its integrated 3D iceberg mapping technique, which defines complex iceberg properties using high precision subsea imaging systems and above-water imaging techniques. The other award is for Fugro’s GeoSAR […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ION Geophysical Corporation announced that its new NarwhalTM for Ice Management software received a Spotlight on Arctic Technology award, to be presented at the Arctic Technology Conference in Houston on Monday, February 10. The Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) shines the spotlight on the latest innovations in the Arctic E&P industry with its annual event. A […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ION Geophysical Corporation announced that its new NarwhalTM for Ice Management software received a Spotlight on Arctic Technology award, to be presented at the Arctic Technology Conference in Houston on Monday, February 10. The Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) shines the spotlight on the latest innovations in the Arctic E&P industry with its annual event. A […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The world’s need for energy is driving interest in further industrial activity in the Arctic, yet the region’s conditions are highly variable depending on the type of activity, location and time of year. This creates a complex risk picture. DNV GL, the leading technical advisor to the oil & gas industry, has therefore developed an […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Rosneft and ExxonMobil signed final agreements establishing a joint Arctic Research Center (ARC) in Russia and an over-arching technology sharing agreement to support the companies’ joint ventures worldwide. Formally named the Arctic Research and Design Center for Continental Shelf Development, the ARC will provide the Rosneft and ExxonMobil joint ventures a full range of research, […]

  • 21 March 2018

    Russian LNG export player Novatek received a federal patent for its natural gas liquefaction technology called Arctic Cascade.

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Rosneft and ExxonMobil yesterday signed final agreements establishing a joint Arctic Research Center (ARC) in Russia and an over-arching technology sharing agreement to support the companies’ joint ventures worldwide. Formally named the Arctic Research and Design Center for Continental Shelf Development, the ARC will provide the Rosneft and ExxonMobil joint ventures a full range of […]

  • 26 February 2013

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, continues to help industry push back the technology barriers to Arctic operations through a series of Arctic workshops that are defining the region’s most pressing research and development (R&D) needs. “In the last few years there has been increasing interest in floating, drilling […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) has signed a cooperation agreement on Trans-Arctic shipping development with the provider of classification services American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in Shanghai, China. COSCO and ABS aim to expand COSCO’s use of the Northeast Passage, for more regular trading, explore navigation in Northwest Passage, and develop ice-classed vessel types appropriate […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Russia’s Gazprom Neft has become the first Russian company to join the Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology Joint Industry Programme run by the world’s largest oil and gas companies. The four-year JIP was launched in December 2012 to carry out research in several areas, including studying the fate of dispersed oil under ice, dispersant testing […]