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Posted: about 1 month ago

Skipsteknisk designs new Arctic trawler

Skipsteknisk has designed new Arctic trawler for Ocean Prawns which will be built by Tersan Shipyard...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Gazprom starts building ice-resistant platform for extreme conditions of Arctic field

Gazprom has started construction of an ice-resistant platform for its field located in extreme ice a...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

IMO Moves Toward Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

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

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Greenpeace loses lawsuit appeal against Norway’s Arctic oil drilling plans

An Oslo appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by environmentalists against the Norwegian government ...

Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

MSC Joins CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd in Discarding Northern Sea Route

A surge in container shipping traffic in the Arctic could cause environmental damage, the company sa...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

MacArtney Delivers Equipment for R/V Polarstern’s Arctic Research Expedition

MacArtney Germany has designed and delivered an underwater ice camera system for the research vessel...

Categories:
  • Equipment
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Polarstern Starts New Polar Expedition in Arctic

Polarstern icebreaker has embarked on a year-round MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory fo...

Categories:
  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ecoSUB AUV to Explore Hostile Arctic Environment

An underwater robotic vehicle will go on an Arctic research mission deemed too dangerous for humans ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Gazprom confirms large gas discoveries in Russian Arctic waters

Russian oil and gas company Gazprom has found two offshore gas fields in the Russian Arctic containi...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Trump’s order revoking Obama’s Arctic drilling ban unlawful, court rules

U.S. president Trump’s executive order from 2017 overturning his predecessor’s Barack Obama’s ban of...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

MEPC 73 Kicks Off with Pressing Issues on the Agenda

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) gathers today in London to discuss sever...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Arctic Journey of Venta Maersk in Photos

Maersk has shared with World Maritime News some photos from Venta Maersk’s historic trip to th...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Report: A Glass of Wine – Cost of Switching to Cleaner Fuels in Arctic

It would cost passengers just the price of a glass of wine a day if cruise ships would stop burning ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

Greenland has voiced its support for IMO’s ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in th...

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

COSCO’s Heavy-Lift Ship Crosses Northern Sea Route

Chinese heavy-lift vessel Tian En crossed the Polar Silk Road for the first time. ...

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

IUMI: More Infrastructure Needed for Arctic Sailings Insurance

IUMI: More infrastructure support is required to facilitate adequate insurance for Arctic sailings. ...

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

OOE: Grounded Cruise Ship Refloated in Canadian Arctic

A passenger ship that ran aground in the Canadian Arctic on August 24 has been refloated. ...

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

Putin, Niinisto Want HFO-Free Arctic

Putin, Niinistö agree there should be a switch to more environmentally friendly fuel in the Arctic. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Container Shipping in the Arctic: Why (Not) Now?

Container shipping in the Arctic: the pros and cons. ...

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

Novatek Forms Its Own Shipping Company

Russian LNG producer PAO Novatek to set up a shipping subsidiary. ...

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

Study: Vessel Speed Restriction to Protect Mammals in Arctic

Study: A restriction on vessel speed could reduce the likelihood of ship strikes in Arctic waters to...

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

U.S. offshore regulator allows suspension of Beaufort Sea leases

The BSEE approved suspensions of operations on AEX’s 20-lease Taktuk unit and one additional l...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

WWF: Offshore drilling in Beaufort Sea ‘a huge risk’

The WWF has warned of the negative impact of reopening the Beaufort Sea to offshore drilling followi...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

DNV GL: Owners Advised to Prepare for Cold Conditions in the Arctic

Owners calling at ports in Canada and the Arctic region should prepare for cold conditions. ...

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

Canada Unveils New Arctic Shipping Safety Regulations

Canada has introduced new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations.  ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Greens lose lawsuit in Norway over Arctic oil licenses

In the case brought against the Norwegian Government by Greenpeace Norway for granting new oil licen...

Posted: over 2 years ago