Latest News for: Arctic shipping


New-era naval ship arrives at CFB Esquimalt on Monday

North Shore News 14 Apr 2024
The first of a new era of ships for the Royal Canadian Navy is arriving on the West Coast next week ... The ship has a blended crew of about 70 from CFB Halifax and CFB Esquimalt ... The lead ship was named HMCS Harry DeWolf.

Traditions vs. politics: The long and undisciplined history of Navy ship-naming

Stars and Stripes 14 Apr 2024
Congress is taking aim at the Navy tradition of selecting untraditional names for its new ships and submarines ... Early ships were named for arctic explorer Richard Byrd, aviator Amelia Earhart and Navy astronaut Alan Shepard.

Mayorkas soldiers on through budget hearings, despite impeachment

Roll Call 11 Apr 2024
Mayorkas agreed, saying Russia has 30 to 50 vessels capable of navigating the Arctic waters while the United States has two ships that are “antiquated.” “I would be eager to work with you to plus up the Coast Guard’s budget,” he told Murkowski.

Canada’s defence plan update prioritizes climate change, misses NATO target

True North 09 Apr 2024
The policy, dubbed Our North, Strong and Free, aims to address the evolving security landscape, particularly in the Arctic region ... Trudeau added, “The Northwest Passage could become the most efficient shipping route between Europe and Asia by 2050.”.

Iran Says It Can Close Hormuz Strait, Views Israeli Presence in UAE as Threat

The Algemeiner 09 Apr 2024
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, followed by the fast-combat support ship USNS Arctic and the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze, transit the Strait of Hormuz. Photo. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado / US Navy ... .

Americans shared a powerful moment during 2024 solar eclipse. This is what they saw.

Usatoday 09 Apr 2024
She has been aboard a deep-sea drilling ship in the Indian Ocean as it tried to poke into the earth’s mantle. She studied climate change’s impact on plants in the Arctic.

What's in Canada's new 'Our North, Strong and Free' defence policy

Moosejaw Today 08 Apr 2024
$1.4 billion for specialized maritime sensors that can detect missiles, underwater systems, ships and submarines ...Ways to enable the new Arctic and offshore patrol ships to operate helicopters at sea.

Donald Trump wants immigrants to United States from ‘NICE’ countries, but what are they?

Hindustan Times 08 Apr 2024
The desk was created using oak timbers of the British ship HMS Resolute, which was used during an arctic expedition to find explorer Sir John Franklin in 1852.

Koehler, former 3rd Fleet commander, takes US Pacific Fleet’s helm as Paparo heads to INDOPACOM

Stars and Stripes 05 Apr 2024
Pacific Fleet’s area of operation encompasses roughly 100 million square miles, spanning from the Arctic in the north to Antarctica in the south. The fleet consists of about 200 ships, 1,500 aircraft and 150,000 uniformed and civilian personnel.

Clearing the air: WWF-Canada leadership leads to reduced Arctic ship emissions (WWF Canada Inc)

Public Technologies 04 Apr 2024
) Arctic communities and wildlife in Canada can now take a deep, clean breath ... [...] ... Attachments Original Link Permalink. Disclaimer.

Damen Shipyards & CMA CGM Cooperate on Increasing Container Ship Effiency

The Maritime Executive 04 Apr 2024
Three of these will be for the installation of bow bulbs, with the first being on the innovative, LNG-fuelled, container feeder ship Arctic ... The remaining two vessels will be the 366-metre Arctic and the 170-metre Aurora.

Incredible facts about the North Pole you (probably) didn

The Daily Mail 02 Apr 2024
The North Pole has no time zone and no land - it is just constantly shifting ice floating on top of the Arctic Ocean ... Swoop Arctic explains that travelling via icebreaker ship from Murmansk, a Russian port, is the favourite route for most visitors.

Russia's Arctic LNG 2 suspends gas liquefaction amid sanctions, lack of tankers, sources say

Natural Gas World 02 Apr 2024
According to Novatek, 15 Arc7 ice-class tankers, able to cut through 2-metre thick ice, will be built at Russia's Zvezda shipyard for Arctic LNG 2 ... Arctic LNG 2 is led by Novatek, which holds a 60% stake.

See photos of the US Navy's rare blue nose tradition, which may also be its strangest

Business Insider 29 Mar 2024
But only recently have US Navy ships started returning to the Arctic Circle ... Though US Navy submarines frequently visit the Arctic, larger naval ships have been absent for roughly the past 20 years.