India discussed the possibility of LNG purchases together with the acquisition of a stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.
At the “Safety Arctic 2021” conference in Murmansk, Russian proposed plans for its development of safety and economic growth along the Northern Sea Route. PolarJournal attended the meeting and talked to experts.
On 06.09.2021 at 10:38 a.m. the “Le Commandant Charcot” was the first French ship to reach the geographic North Pole.
After years of opposition from indigenous people, a Swiss energy company has reconsidered its investment in a Norwegian wind power project.
Russian gas producer NOVATEK plans to build a wind power plant in Sabetta to gradually replace the generation of the local gas-fired thermal power plant.
We want to start a cruise company in the Far East and would like to order several cruise ships from local shipyards. This is what Yuri Trutnev said in an interview.
The voyage to Antarctica last fall ended unexpectedly for the “Sevmorput” due to a broken propulsion propeller. Now she is afloat again and has arrived in Murmansk.
On Thursday morning, in dense fog, a helicopter carrying tourists crashed into the Kurile Sea on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The main function of JSC is the production of fiber optic cables for the project of construction of the trans-Arctic communication line from Murmansk to Vladivostok.
The U.S., China, Japan and Russia are among the countries planning to conduct research on fishing in the Arctic Ocean to establish international rules.
The Russian government has announced a massive expansion of the annual transit volume on the Northeast Passage. The goal is to reach 150 million tons by 2030.
A total of four floating nuclear power plants are to be built and used for the large-scale mining of raw materials in the middle of Chukotka.
Argentina wants to push ahead with the construction of an Antarctic logistics center in Uhuaia to be closer to Antarctica. But concerns are, that the US fear a possible funding from China.
British researchers show that Arctic shipping can be operated sustainably if investments are made in technical development and politically clear decisions are made.
The processing of scrap means the cleaning of the Arctic territory, which is also a priority of the national strategy for the development of the Russian Arctic zone.
No drilling platforms between icebergs: Greenland’s government has decided to ban oil production on its territory in future and is stopping all exploration and production operations.
A team of three geologists will begin investigations near Australia’s Davis Station to gather data for a new aerodrome.
A historic agreement to prevent unregulated deep-sea fishing in the central Arctic Ocean entered into force on June 26, 2021.
The SH “Minerva” has left the dry dock of Helsinki Shipyard and has been launched. Her sister ship, the SH “Vega”, was moved into dry dock on the same day.
Indigenous representatives from the far north of Russia recently visited Switzerland to demand action from the subsidiaries of the Norilsk oil spill.
Swiss banks may not be allies of indigenous communities. But their financial clout could push companies to change their business practices.
China’s ambitions to take a more significant role in the Arctic are likely to lead to growing tensions in the future.
Atomflot reported that a Turkish company has been awarded the contract for the construction of a floating dock for the new Project 22220 nuclear icebreakers.
Novatek does not plan to resume shipments to Asia via the Northeast Passage until mid-June, a month later than last year.