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  • 19 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in the Russian Far East has cut the first steel for a new Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker for the Arctic LNG 2 project.

  • 6 January 2021
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Regulation & policy

    A federal judge in Alaska ruled that the Trump administration’s planned auction of oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) could proceed as planned.

  • 23 December 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Rules & Regulation, Transition

    Norwegian Supreme Court has ruled against environmental groups and in favour of the government following a lawsuit claiming the government violated the people’s right to a healthy environment by issuing new exploration licences for Arctic drilling.

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Innovation, Research & Development, Rules & Regulation, Safety, Transition, Vessels

    The Methanol Institute is urging the maritime community to mitigate pollution and emissions risk in Polar regions by adopting methanol as marine fuel, and applying bunkering guidelines developed by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN). The call is being issued on the back of IMO’s meeting in November which resulted in the adoption of amendments […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Russia’s Novatek is forging ahead with the construction of its second liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project, the Arctic LNG 2.

  • 20 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Transition, Vessels

    The Clean Arctic Alliance slammed the decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to approve a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic (HFO), saying that it would leave the Arctic, its Indigenous communities and its wildlife facing the risk of a HFO spill for another decade. The ban […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Russian Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex said it has cut the steel for the lead vessel in the ice-class ARC7 LNG tanker series.

  • 20 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy

    In a last-ditch effort to open up more acreage for offshore drilling, the Trump administration proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska.

  • 4 November 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), signed charter agreements for three icebreaking LNG carriers.

  • 29 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    French liquefied natural gas containment systems specialist GTT has secured a new order for its tank design.

  • 28 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Novatek, Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, has signed long-term charter deals for six Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers.

  • 7 September 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer Novatek has signed long-term charter deals for 14 Arc7 ice-class tankers for its Arctic LNG 2 project.

  • 14 August 2020
    Vessels

    Skipsteknisk has designed new Arctic trawler for Ocean Prawns which will be built by Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. This new trawler is a partnership vessel between the two seafood companies Clearwater Seafoods and Ocean Prawns. The newbuilding is of ST-119 design and will be completed in end of 2022. The new vessel will be built […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Research & Development

    A new depth map of the Arctic Ocean has been unveiled in the form of a digital gridded database. The new portrayal of the Arctic Ocean floor comprises Version 4.0 of the International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO). The gridded compilation has been completed under the auspices of the Regional Center for the […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Vessels

    The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä was contracted to deliver a complete bridge systems installation for five icebreaking LNG-fueled tankers to be constructed for the Arctic LNG-2 project.

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Gazprom has started construction of an ice-resistant platform for its field located in extreme ice and climate conditions of the Arctic shelf.

  • 15 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Russia’s Novatek is pushing ahead with the construction of its second Arctic liquefied natural gas export project despite the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. The project located on the Gydan peninsula includes the construction of three LNG trains with a capacity of 6.6 million tonnes per year, each, using gravity-based structure (GBS) platforms. Novatek said in a […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    ABB has signed a contract to support icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie during its transit of the Northern Sea Route.

  • 25 May 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Heavy lifting specialist Mammoet has been contracted to provide unloading, transportation and installation services for the Arctic LNG 2 project.

  • 28 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Russian independent LNG export player Novatek has registered a new licence to underpin its liquefied natural gas expansion activities in the Arctic. Novatek’s unit Arctic LNG 1 registered licence number SLH 16637 NR for geological survey, exploration and production at the Bukharinskiy licence area on the Gydan peninsula. Novatek operates the giant Yamal LNG project […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Compressor Controls Corporation (CCC) secured multiple contracts for the Arctic LNG 2 project.

  • 17 April 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new £40 million wharf to moor the RRS Sir David Attenborough has been completed at the British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station in Antarctica. The wharf has been used by polar ships for the first time to transport staff and materials back to the UK. A specialist team of engineers, divers, builders and project managers built […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Vessels

    Dutch offshore contracting and vessel management firm Maritime Construction Services (MCS) has secured a contract from The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) for supply services in the Antarctic region. Tasmania-based AAD is part of the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment responsible for Australia’s presence and activities in the Australian Antarctic Territory and […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Dutch offshore contracting and vessel management firm Maritime Construction Services (MCS) has secured a contract from The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) for supply services in the Antarctic region. Tasmania-based AAD is part of the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment responsible for Australia’s presence and activities in the Australian Antarctic Territory and […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    IMO agreed on the draft amendments to MARPOL Annex I to ban the use and carriage of HFO.