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.
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 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.
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.
A team of three geologists will begin investigations near Australia’s Davis Station to gather data for a new aerodrome.
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.
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.
From May to July, Qantas flies to Antarctica to present passengers with the Aurora Australis light show in the southern night sky.
Considerable sums have been invested until the site is shut down in autumn 2020. Now the project is scheduled to be completed and operational in 2024.
The governor of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region believes that flights from Khatanga to the North Pole is a great opportunity for the region to promote tourism.
Not only is shipping traffic increasing in the Russian Arctic, but more and larger ships are also passing through the Northwest Passage.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 most modern ship of Russia’s fleet of icebreaker, the “Arktika” has left Murmansk after a longer stay and is again used for pilotage.