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  • 3 February 2006

    The Coast Guard is investigating whether its winter ice rules were followed properly during loading of the oil tanker Seabulk Pride, which was unzipped from a Nikiski pier by heavy ice floes Thursday and deposited eight minutes later on a nearby beach.

  • 2 March 2006

    For the second day running, maritime rescuers on Russia’s Far-Eastern island of Sakhalin are going out to the Sea of Okhotsk in an effort to rescue three fishermen, who are being carried away into high sea on a breakaway ice-floe.

  • 3 February 2006

    Officials at an oil refinery plant in Nikiski, Alaska, say a tanker loading oil and unleaded gasoline was forced aground Thursday after being struck by an ice floe.

  • 8 February 2012

    HMS Protector, the Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship, has cut through the ice floes of Antarctica for the first time. The ship arrived in Antarctica for the first time two weeks ago after her long sail south from Portsmouth and is following up important survey work for shipping in the region with visits to remote […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 52 passengers recently rescued in Antarctica arrived in Hobart, Tasmania today on board P&O Maritime icebreaker and research vessel Aurora Australis. On arriving back in Hobart, Captain Murray Doyle of the Aurora Australis, said: ”We are delighted the passengers have arrived back safe and sound at the home base of our vessel after a […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Equipment, Research & Development

    An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), known as SeaBED, has provided the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. The new technology delivered accurate ice thickness measurements from areas that were previously too difficult to access. While most oceanographic survey instruments look down at the seafloor, SeaBED was fitted with an upward-looking sonar in […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    After one and a half years in the Antarctic the research vessel Polarstern is expected back in its home port on 13 April. Apart from the crew and scientists on board, there are lots of data, samples and animals from the Southern Ocean that will soon be examined more closely in the laboratories of the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    After year and a half in the Antarctic the research vessel Polarstern is expected back in its home port on 13 April. Apart from the crew and scientists on board, there are lots of data, samples and animals from the Southern Ocean that will soon be examined more closely in the laboratories of the Alfred […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

     There is more to scientific research than just going through books and data, especially if you are venturing out to the planet’s coldest and stormiest continent, the Antarctica. Large areas of the Antarctic present major technical and logistics problems to science if scientific endeavour is to achieve the research targets that have been set.  Storms […]

  • 11 September 2015

    The Northern Sea Route (NSR) has opened for commercial shipping this year as of September 3rd, Japan-based global weather company Weathernews Inc. announced. According to the Global Ice Center (GIC) at Weathernews, the northeast passage along the Russian coast has been open to shipping traffic since August 18th, and the northwest passage across Canada has opened from […]

  • 11 September 2015

    The Northern Sea Route (NSR) has opened for commercial shipping this year as of September 3rd, Japan-based global weather company Weathernews Inc. announced. According to the Global Ice Center (GIC) at Weathernews, the northeast passage along the Russian coast has been open to shipping traffic since August 18th, and the northwest passage across Canada has opened from […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Equipment

    Rutter Inc. has informed that a collaborative initiative with Statoil Canada Ltd. and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador on has been successfully completed. Rutter said on Tuesday that the joint effort between the two companies was aimed at improving offshore oil and gas operations in harsh environments with ice conditions. The joint effort resulted […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has been awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to engineer, design and perform construction supervision support services for two new tug vessels. The tugs will be used primarily for deployment, retrieval and maintenance of an ice boom annually installed near the outlet of Lake Erie to […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech), and U.S. based ConocoPhillips are jointly designing a first-of-its-kind ice-worthy jackup rig to operate in one of the harshest marine frontiers, the Arctic Seas. This jackup rig will have dual cantilevers to optimise drilling operations within a limited time window. The rig is capable of operating in […]

  • 20 November 2013

    Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has been awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to engineer, design and perform construction supervision support services for two new tug vessels. The tugs will be used primarily for deployment, retrieval and maintenance of an ice boom annually installed near the outlet of Lake Erie to […]

  • 12 February 2015

    The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is organising help for an Australian-flagged fishing boat trapped by ice in Antarctica. The 63m Antarctic Chieftain, owned by Australian Longline Pty, requested assistance from RCCNZ on Wednesday, February 11, after becoming trapped and damaging its propeller. The vessel is located at the eastern edge of New Zealand’s […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech), a design and engineering arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), and ConocoPhillips are jointly designing a first-of-its-kind ice-worthy jackup rig to operate in one of the harshest marine frontiers, the Arctic Seas. This jackup rig will have dual cantilevers to optimise drilling operations within a limited […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Polarstern icebreaker has embarked on a year-round MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate) expedition to study climate change in the Arctic. On board Polarstern is a team of scientists, supported by the EU, who will conduct pioneering research on the marine ecosystems of the central Arctic ocean. The results of their […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Fugro has delivered a bespoke structural monitoring system for Exxon Neftegas, as operator for, and on behalf of, the Sakhalin-1 Consortium, to monitor the structural integrity of its Berkut oil platform in the Arkutun Dagi field. Located on the North-East coast of Sakhalin island in the Russian Far East, the Berkut oil platform is one […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    P&O Maritime vessel Aurora Australis has advised Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), that the 52 passengers from the Akademik Shokalskiy are now onboard, AMSA said on its twitter feed. The transfer took place by helicopter from the Russian ship to an ice floe and passengers were then carried over by Fast Rescue Craft to RSV Aurora […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The City of Troy has received Phase I Approval under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for its Seawall Stabilization project. Phase I will consist of the design and engineering of the project and is the first step to determine if construction under Phase II approval is cost effective. If approved, Phase II will be […]

  • 3 January 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) can confirm that the rescue operation from the Akademik Shokalskiy in Antarctica has been completed. RCC Australia was notified at 6.15pm AEDT yesterday evening that the first group of 12 passengers had boarded the helicopter from the Xue Long at around 6pm AEDT. RCC […]