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Posted: over 2 years ago

Australia’s New Antarctic Icebreaker Floated

Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, has been floated at Damen Shipyards Galati. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Shipping Industry Cautioned as Giant Antarctic Iceberg Breaks Off

Ships venturing into the Antarctic waters could be faced with navigational hazards on the heels of t...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Boaty McBoatface Completes First Dive in Antarctic

Boaty McBoatface, the Autosub long range submersible operated by the National Oceanography Centre (N...

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  • Equipment
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Scientists Deploy Boaty McBoatface on New Antarctic Mission

Scientists from the University of Southampton and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are embarking on an...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Polar Code Enters into Force

Polar Code, the new regulation for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has entered into ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

ISE to Build AMC’s New AUV for Antarctic Exploration

A new underwater robot that will help scientists answer important questions about the Antarctic is d...

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  • Equipment
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

BAS Deploys Impact Subsea ISA500 in Antarctic

Impact Subsea has delivered its ISA500 units to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).  The ISA500 unit...

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  • Equipment
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Antarctic Treaty Parties Stand Firm behind Antarctic Mining Ban

The 29 countries party to the Antarctic Treaty unanimously agreed at the 39th Antarctic Treaty Consu...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Damen to Build New Australian Icebreaker

Damen Schelde, part of Damen Shipyards Group, has officially won a contract to design and build Aust...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Antarctic Bryozoans Capture Carbon as Sea Ice Melts

Colonies of tiny filter-feeding Antarctic marine creatures (bryozoans), that appear to be thriving i...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell’s Second Rig Departs for Alaska

The crew of Royal Dutch Shell’s second of two Arctic drilling rigs Noble Discoverer departed t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell’s Second Rig Departs for Alaska

The crew of Royal Dutch Shell’s second of two Arctic drilling rigs Noble Discoverer departed t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

antFOCE Experimental Chambers Installed in O’Brien Bay

A maze of ducts, tubes, thrusters and chambers have been carefully lowered through the Antarctic sea...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Engine Troubles Cut Polarstern’s Mission Short

The German research icebreaker Polarstern will end its current expedition to the Antarctic earlier t...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Russian Divers Achieve Record Antarctic Plunge

On December 24, 2014 the Antarctica 100 expedition of the Russian Geographical Society’s Branch in t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

West Antarctic Melt Rate Tripled in Last Decade

A comprehensive, 21-year analysis of the fastest-melting region of Antarctica has found that the mel...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

AUV SeaBED Maps Antarctic Sea Ice

The first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice have been developed using an under...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

Scientists Find Evidence of Active Methane Emission at Antarctic Seafloor

During an expedition with the German research vessel Polarstern off the sub-Antarctic island of Sout...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

Active Methane Emission at Antarctic Seafloor Confirmed

During an expedition with the German research vessel Polarstern off the sub-Antarctic island of Sout...

Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

Antarctic Sea-Level Rises Rapidly, Study Shows

A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

DMS and P&O Maritime in Race to Build New Icebreaker

Two companies have been shortlisted to build a new Antarctic icebreaker as part of the largest inves...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

‘Polarstern’ Returns after Antarctic Mission

After year and a half in the Antarctic the research vessel Polarstern is expected back in its home p...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

Research Vessel Polarstern Returns to Home Port from Antarctic

After one and a half years in the Antarctic the research vessel Polarstern is expected back in its h...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

ICJ Orders Japan to Stop Whaling

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, has delivered its judgment in th...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

IMO’s ‘Polar Code’ Ignores Environmental Dangers of Increased Arctic and Antarctic Shipping

The new draft `Polar Code’ of safety and environmental rules fails to address the looming dang...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

Scientists Discover Giant Trench Under Antarctic Ice

A massive ancient subglacial trough — deeper than the Grand Canyon — has been discovered by a team o...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago