A South Korean shipyard has canceled orders for the first of three LNG carriers after Sovcomflot failed to pay due to EU sanctions.
The development of the North Sea route is becoming a key priority for the government in Moscow in light of the sanctions. Towards the west, freight traffic has come to a virtual standstill.
Adventurer Chris Ramsey and Japanese car company Nissan plan to drive an all-electric SUV from the Arctic to the South Pole.
Is there a shortage of personnel in Antarctica? This question comes up after several facilities had various positions up for grabs. A new addition is now Port Lockroy.
Greenland risks going into the tourism season with its flag carrier in the midst of a crippling labour conflict
The first ship in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program will be named “Polar Sentinel.” This was announced by USCG Commanding Admiral Karl Schultz.
A contractor was approved after a third tender and a doubling of the budget
Regularly scheduled service between Akureyri and destinations in Denmark, Spain and the the UK is set to begin in June
Electric aeroplanes’ first big use will be on smaller routes
Arctic sea ice extent grew faster than average in the winter of 2021/22, bucking the trend of ice melt, reaching record levels in January 2022.
A bigger, deeper port in Nome will be America’s gateway to its maritime Arctic
An increasingly open Arctic is an increasingly noisy Arctic for its maritime life
The Argentine airline Flybondi has added the southernmost city in the world as a new destination and now operates three times a week between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia.
The icebreaker “Sibir” is already the second delivered icebreaker of the 22220 class and will complement the rapidly growing fleet of powerful icebreakers
The world’s most powerful icebreaker, the “Arktika” has led a convoy through the pack ice of the Northeast Passage for the first time.
Notwithstanding awareness and general concerns on the part of environment and climate protection, White Desert is convinced that flights to Antarctica can be carried out more and more sustainably.
In order to ensure regular, year-round navigation along the North Sea route, it is necessary to build two additional icebreakers of the LK-60 class.
Australia has abandoned plans to build a 2,700m concrete runway near its Davis research station on the coast of Antarctica.
On November 23, 2021, Swan Hellenic christened its new ship, SH Minerva, at the Helsinki shipyard. The godmother was Johanna Mäkelä, Finland’s first professor of food culture.
The Inuit Circumpolar Council now has a say in decisions, actions and policies of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
On 2 and 4 November 2021, an Airbus A340-300 operated two flights to Antarctica from Cape Town. It is suspected that they were transports for fuel and supplies.
Global warming and rising temperatures in the Arctic are causing permafrost to thaw, causing major problems for cities north of the Arctic Circle.
A difficult situation has developed in the delivery of goods to Chukotka. From July to September, three times fewer ships arrived in the ports than usual.
Russia has invested heavily in the infrastructure of the North Sea route and wants it to become a major shipping route. From 2023 it should be passable all year round.