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India-Russia plan partnership for civilian ship building

Live Mint 06 Dec 2021
Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways and Ayush Sarbananda  Sonowal on Monday met Russian Federation Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Oleg Ryazantsev where progress was made on talks to look new areas of cooperation as by part of exercise to further the bilateral relations.  MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All.

Shipping's Arctic Future

The Maritime Executive 05 Dec 2021
Arctic shipping arteries are operated by abundant vessels and icebreakers, sailing between principal locations behind the Arctic Circle, Europe and Asia, which means that they need to be supported by well conducted system of hubs ... Statistics show that Murmansk Oblast is the biggest Arctic shipping hub.

Antarctica was once a rainforest. Could it be again?

Vox 05 Dec 2021
I sat down with Klages at the Falling Walls Science Summit in Berlin to talk about how his team conducted research from the RV Polarstern, a research icebreaker that translates “North Star” and regularly carries around 50 scientists and 50 crew members to the Arctic and Antarctic ... It needs seven 20-foot containers of equipment to be shipped.

Packed with the latest tech, one luxury cruise ship is designed to cut through even ...

The Daily Mail 03 Dec 2021
But now I have the chance, as with €300 million of technological and environmental innovation behind it, Le Commandant Charcot, a new ship from the French cruise company Ponant, has been designed to reach the very heart of the polar regions, both in the Arctic and Antarctic – and in some comfort.

NATO member says American troops won’t be sent to Russian border

Russia Today 03 Dec 2021
“But in our opinion, directly next to the Russian border it’s better for us to handle it ourselves – with the help of Norwegian planes and ships.”. Read more America’s battle lines against Russia are being drawn in the icy Arctic.

UN resolution to reduce black carbon hailed as 'good first step' for Arctic

CBC 02 Dec 2021
The United NationsInternational Maritime Organization has adopted a voluntary measure calling for the use of cleaner fuels by ships operating in the Arctic, to encourage the reduction of black carbon emissions in Arctic shipping ... .

UN resolution calling on ships to use cleaner fuel in Arctic a good first step ...

CBC 02 Dec 2021
... carbon emissions from shipping in the region.

IMO Takes First Step on Reducing Black Carbon Emissions in the Arctic

The Maritime Executive 30 Nov 2021
Last week's meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) did not take action on the shipping industry's climate ambitions, but it did pass a voluntary, nonbinding measure to encourage reduction in emissions of black carbon in Arctic shipping ... near the Arctic."

Jerry Shenk: Climate alert! Climate alert! (etc…)

The Trentonian 29 Nov 2021
Anyone aged fifty has (miraculously) survived multiple “apocalypses.” ... But, “everybody” doesn’t agree — for many reasons, not the least of which are a half-century of false apocalyptic climate predictions ... This year, we learned that Antarctica has had years of record-breaking cold, then an early Arctic freeze left 18 ships icebound near Russia.

Two Dozen Cargo ships stuck in Arctic as ice freezes early

Principia Scientific 27 Nov 2021
Where are the ‘rapidly warming winters’ this time round? It seems global warming is behaving badly, in parts of the Arctic at least. Shipping firms blame the Russian Met office for a forecast that failed to predict the early ice, says the Telegraph ... catching many ships unawares.

Sudden Freeze-Up Disrupts Supply Chain on Russia's Northern Sea Route

The Maritime Executive 25 Nov 2021
The quickly accumulating sea-ice on the Northern Sea Route is creating a potentially critical situation along Russia’s east Arctic coast ... Nuclear-powered container ship Sevmorput will help deliver goods to towns on east Arctic coast ... The complicated ice conditions on the Russian Arctic shipping route have taken shippers by surprise.

How the 'near-term reality' of climate change will lead to 'warfare,' conflicts and 'political instability'

Alternet 25 Nov 2021
Other military advisers and strategists have identified specific new wars that could erupt in Asia, Africa or the Arctic.". The journalist points out that according to the think tank The Atlantic Council, conflicts could emerge as Russia and China look for new shipping routes through areas around Greenland, Iceland and the Arctic Circle.

In One Ear: The captain was undone

The Daily Astorian 24 Nov 2021
He passed close by the other ship, and observed icicles dangling from her rigging, and ice on the deck, helm and hatches ... 3, 1888, she got caught in a southwest gale while whaling in the Arctic, and several ships in the fleet went down. The crew, thinking she was sinking, abandoned ship.

Russia sends nuclear-powered icebreakers to rescue at least 18 ships stranded in Arctic

The National 23 Nov 2021
At least 18 cargo ships from around the world are stranded in ice after attempting to transit the Northern Sea ...

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