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  • 27 December 2013

    The Arctic 30, the Greenpeace activists detained in Russia after boarding the Prirazlomnaya offshore platform in the Pechora sea in September, are going home.   They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Russia has been ordered to pay compensation to the Netherlands, for unlawfully seizing the Arctic Sunrise vessel in September 2013, according to a ruling brought by a tribunal in The Hague. The case was initiated against Russia by the Netherlands on October 4, 2013. The ship, flying the Dutch flag, is operated by Greenpeace. In […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Lawyers for the Greenpeace activists which were recently released on bail after being charged for piracy for taking part in a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic drilling plans have this week started to lodge applications with the Investigative Committee seeking exit visas for the non-Russian nationals.   If the applications are approved, the foreign nationals would be […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Greenpeace is suing Russia for detaining its 30 activists back in September last year, for climbing the Gazprom oil rig Prirazlomnaya, in the remote Pechora sea, in the Russian Arctic. Below is the original release by Greenpeace, written by Sergey Golubok, a legal representative for the Arctic 30 before the European Court, and Kristin Casper, a Legal […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Russian authorities have told the Arctic 30 that they cannot leave the country.  Greenpeace has responded accusing Russia of “defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should be allowed to go home immediately.”   Russia’s Investigative Committee has written to one of the 30 – Anne Mie Jensen from Denmark […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Phil Ball from Oxford in England today became the 29th Greenpeace detainee to be granted bail and released from detention in St Petersburg. Only Australian Colin Russell remains behind bars in Russia for his part in a protest at a Gazprom-operated Arctic oil platform in September.   Phil Ball’s brother Steve said: “It’s absolutely brilliant news. […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia has dropped the first criminal charges against Arctic 30 activist Anthony Perrett. As Greenpeace reports, Mr. Perrett has requested an exit visa from the Federal Migration Service to allow him to leave Russia. Anthony is one of the people who were seized when the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was boarded after a peaceful protest […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Australian activist Colin Russell has been granted bail today by a St. Petersburg court, the last of the Arctic 30 detainees to be ordered released on bail after taking part in a protest at a Gazprom-operated Arctic oil platform in September. He has spent 71 days in detention. Like those of the Arctic 30 who were granted bail […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    An international tribunal has ordered Russia to pay EUR 5.39 million (USD 6.2 million) in damages to the Netherlands over the Greenpeace Arctic 30 dispute. The ruling comes on the back of a lengthy arbitration dating back to the boarding, seizing and detention of the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, by the Russian authorities in September […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The compensation is for the unlawful detention of Greenpeace’s ship and its 30 crew.

  • 3 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Russia has released the Greenpeace icebreaker, the Arctic Sunrise, ten months after its seizure during a protest against Arctic oil drilling, according to Greenpeace.   Russian authorities detained the vessel with 30 activists and journalists on board in September 2013 after the protest at the Gazprom-owned Prirazlomnaya oil rig. The detained group, which was later […]

  • 19 July 2017

    An international arbitration tribunal has ruled that Russia must pay a 5.39 million euros compensation to the Netherlands for the damage to the Dutch-flagged, Greenpeace-operated Arctic Sunrise vessel, and the arrest of Greenpeace protesters in 2013. The arbitration, launched by the Netherlands, concerns the measures taken by Russia against the Dutch-flagged ship Arctic Sunrise and […]

  • 4 October 2013

      A further 15 Greenpeace International activists and a Russian freelance photographer were today charged with piracy in Murmansk, over a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic offshore drilling plans.  This means that all 28 activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, as well as two freelancers, now face the charge. If convicted, the offence carries a maximum […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague ruled on Monday that the Russian government broke international law by boarding a Greenpeace ship and detaining its crew following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling in 2013 and has ordered Russia to compensate the Netherlands over the seizure of the vessel. According to the ruling, the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague ruled on Monday that the Russian government broke international law by boarding a Greenpeace ship and detaining its crew following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling in 2013 and has ordered Russia to compensate the Netherlands over the seizure of the vessel. According to the ruling, the […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. has won a contract to build five new cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line A/S of Denmark. The order replaces a broadly similar five-vessel contract with the bankrupt P&S Werften in Germany, reports Maritime Denmark. Under the contract, Remontowa will build a 606 TEU sister ship to the Mary Arctica, replacing Arina […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum a drilling permit for a well in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

  • 17 September 2014

    The area of sea ice in the Arctic fell to a summer minimum of around 5.0 million square kilometres this year, which is about 1.6 million square kilometres more than the record low in 2012. However, according to sea ice physicist Marcel Nicolaus from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) and Lars Kaleschke from the Hamburg […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum a drilling permit for well 31/7-3 S located offshore Norway. 

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Norway-based boat handling system and specialised davit supplier Vestdavit has developed a sliding davit solution which permits easy handling and maintenance of rescue craft in Artic conditions. Vestdavit’s PLR-3600 MOB/FRC davit is DNV and ABS approved for work in -40 degree C and can handle MOB boats and Fast Rescue Craft safely in Arctic conditions. […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dynagas LNG Partners entered into an agreement to purchase from Dynagas Holding 100% of the ownership interests in the entity that owns and operates the Arctic Aurora, a 2013 built ice class LNG carrier $235 million. The Arctic Aurora acquisition is subject to the Dynagas LNG Partnership obtaining the funds necessary to pay the purchase price […]

  • 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. […]