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.
An Icelandair Boeing 767-300 flies from Reykjavik, with a stopover in Cape Town, to Antarctica to supply the Norwegian Troll Research Station.
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
February 11, 2021 marked the keel laying of “SH Vega”, the second of three specially designed expedition cruise ships from Swan Hellenic.
As the Canadian government announced there will be no cruises in their waters this year. This applies for now until the end of February 2022.
The Joint Contingency Plan of the United States of America & the Russian Federation in Combating Pollution on the Bering and Chukchi Seas was updated a few days ago.
Record flight for Lufthansa: After 15 hours 36 minutes and 13,600 kilometres an Airbus A350-900 with researchers on board arrived at the Falkland Islands.
Argentine authorities interpret the request from Germany at the same time as a recognition of Argentine sovereignty over the islands. The government in Berlin strongly disagrees.
For the first time, a Russian LNG tanker passed through the Northeast Passage in January. This brings the Northern Sea Route one step closer to being navigable year-round.
Lufthansa plans to make history: To replace researchers at the Neumayer Station in Antarctica, Lufthansa is planning one of the longest flights in its history.
Australia’s proposed aerodrome in Antarctica is meeting with environmental and political criticism and concerns around the world.