The most sustainable and fish-friendly onshore salmon farming facility is to be built in northern Norway. Stefan Leimer took a look at it for us.
Not only is shipping traffic increasing in the Russian Arctic, but more and larger ships are also passing through the Northwest Passage.
For the first time in history, Russia is supplying LNG to Norway at the Hammerfest LNG plant in Melkøya, which opened in 2007 and is operated by Equinor.
Novatek plans to raise $11 billion for Arctic operations, intending to accelerate the start-up of Arctic LNG2.
All stations in Antarctica have one problem, namely fire protection. Once a fire has broken out it is almost impossible to bring it under control.
As soon as the traffic jam at the Suez Canal was over and the last ships could pass through the canal, the discussion about alternatives really started.
Satellite communications company OneWeb has confirmed the successful launch of all 36 satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome.
Hurtigruten Svalbard sells its properties on Svalbard to the state-owned company Store Norske and simultaneously leases itself in.
The 2nd Lufthansa special flight LH2574 departed again from Hamburg Airport to Mount Pleasant on March 30 at 21:30 with an Airbus A350-900.
The Clean Arctic Alliance called on the ‘International Maritime Organization’ to take the step of immediately banning ships from using heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.
Scientists at the RB RAS Institute of Geology and Mineralogy have developed a method to prevent accidents like the one at Norilsk.
The shell of the SH “Minerva” is completed in the workshops of Helsinki Shipyard Inc. There are still a few detail works to be done in the exterior area
Russia is considering using prisoners to help clean up the Arctic after a massive diesel spill hit the area around the city of Norilsk last year.
It’s not every day that one has a reason to celebrate, but the March 11, 2021 launch of Oceanwide Expeditions’ new ship certainly is.
According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the fine of 1.62 billion euros will be used to improve the ecology of the region.
The 2021 Arctic tourism season is facing major challenges and operators are organizing their plans accordingly.
The passage of the Northeast Passage in winter does not yet seem to be without problems. The “Nikolay Yevgenov” has suffered damage at the Azipod.
The Chinese People’s Congress in Beijing decided on March 5, 2021 to participate in the construction of a “Polar Silk Road”.
Due to climate change, temperatures are also rising in Greenland. The country is facing great changes. Residents dream of flourishing gardens and farms.
Basler Kantonalbank is using the Antarctic and Arctic in Basel to promote more sustainable financial investments.
The most modern ship of Russia’s fleet of icebreaker, the “Arktika” has left Murmansk after a longer stay and is again used for pilotage.
An Icelandair Boeing 767-300 flies from Reykjavik, with a stopover in Cape Town, to Antarctica to supply the Norwegian Troll Research Station.
Thanks to polar bear conservation, plans for preliminary oil exploration in ANWR will not receive approval and remain on hold.
This is the first time in history that a cargo ship has sailed through the icy Northeast Passage in both directions in January and February. The