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Posted: 5 months ago

New wharf in Antarctica ready for RRS Sir David Attenborough

A new £40 million wharf to moor the RRS Sir David Attenborough has been completed at the British Ant...

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  • Infrastructure
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Saildrone USV Wraps Up Antarctica Campaign

A seven-meter-long, wind-powered unmanned surface vehicle (USV) called a Saildrone has become the fi...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Boaty McBoatface Completes Its First Under-Ice Dive in Antarctica

The National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Autosub Long Range (ALR...

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

Cargo Ship’s Hull Damaged in Antarctica

The 10,500 dwt cargo ship Ivan Papanin damaged its hull in Antarctica, Russian Antarctic Expedition ...

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

Oceanwide Orders Polar Cruise Ship at Brodosplit

Dutch-based exploratory Polar cruise operator, Oceanwide Expeditions, has ordered a 180-passenger, i...

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

Blizzard Grounds Aurora Australis in Antarctica

Australian icebreaker the Aurora Australis ran aground at West Arm in Horseshoe Harbour, Antarctica,...

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

Australia Unveils New Research Icebreaker for Antarctica

The Australian Government has provided the first look at Australia’s new icebreaker that will offer ...

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

Sea Shepherd Takes Japanese Whalers to Court

A US-based marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has filed claims again...

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

New Starfish Species Found in Antarctica

A new family of deep-sea starfish has been discovered living in the warm waters around a hydrotherma...

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

IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last week agreed on training requirements for seafarer...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Image of the Day: Cutting through Ice

The image shows US Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star entering an ice field near the Balleny Islands on J...

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

Scientists Think Deep Water Melts Antarctic Glaciers

The water temperatures on the West Antarctic shelf are rising. The reason for this is predominantly ...

Categories:
  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the acquisition of a Polar Research...

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

MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ...

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

Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provid...

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

AECO, IAATO Set Up New System for Safe Navigation in Polar Waters

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) and the International Association for A...

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

Dramatic Decline in Arctic Sea Ice Cover

New maps of the sub-ice features in Antarctica and the Arctic, featured in the new edition of The Ti...

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

Japan Holds Firm on Whaling Programme

Japan is not backing down from its decision to pursue whaling despite the non-binding decision of th...

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

Arctic Ice Dwindling, Antarctica Levels Reach 30-Year Highs

The area of sea ice in the Arctic fell to a summer minimum of around 5.0 million square kilometres t...

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

Melting Glaciers Escalating Antarctica Sea-Level Rise

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

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

Ice Crusts Melting Faster Than Ever

Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI),...

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

Australia Ready to Procure New Icebreaker

In a significant long term commitment to Tasmania and Antarctica, the Australian government has appr...

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

Collapse of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier Speeding Up, Researchers Say

The United States National Science Foundation (NSF) funded researchers at the University of Washingt...

Categories:
  • 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...

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

Icebreaker ‘Protector’ Reaches Furthest Point South

Supporting the work of British Antarctic Survey scientists, and conducting scientific studies, the P...

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

‘Akademik Shokalskiy’ and ‘Xue Long’ Managed to Break Free from Heavy Ice in Antarctica

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) was inf...

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