Latest News for: Arctic shipping


Eavesdropping on whales in the high Arctic

Phys Dot Org 05 Jul 2022
"So what we saw was a lot of ship traffic, of course, a lot of earthquakes, and we could also detect distant storms ... The changing Arctic ... At the same time, the disappearing ice cover opens the Arctic to increased shipping, fishing and other activities, such as tourism ... "Arctic ice is melting, and ship traffic has drastically increased in the Arctic.

5 best spots for ASTRO TOURISM in Russia (PHOTOS)

Russia Beyond 05 Jul 2022
1. Chuya Steppe, Altai Republic. Legion Media ... The Chuya steppe is so remote, there’s simply no light pollution ... The best place to go is the village of Tereberka, on the Arctic Ocean coast, about 120 km from Murmansk ... there are the old ship graveyard, the whale-watching, the ice fishing and of course -  the marvelous Arctic landscape. 3.

Who controls the Arctic?

Economist 04 Jul 2022
The arctic circle stretches roughly 9,900 miles (16,000km) around the Earth ... These eight make up the Arctic Council, a scientific-policy club, alongside 13 observer countries, including China, which calls itself a “near-Arctic state” and has plans for a “polar silk road” to make use of Arctic shipping routes and resource-extraction projects.

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TechRadar 04 Jul 2022
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Russian Olympic hockey star detained after signing $1million deal with American team is sent to ...

The Daily Mail 03 Jul 2022
The Russian ice hockey star who was detained on Friday and sent to an army enlistment office was transferred to a naval base in the Arctic overnight ... A Russian torpedo-fitted submarine is pictured at the Arctic naval base, where Fedotov is now ... The Russian Northern Fleet base (hospital ship pictured) is a former Arctic port city.

Research shows need to improve prediction of Arctic melt ponds

Phys Dot Org 01 Jul 2022
For the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate expedition, or MOSAiC, the ship was allowed to freeze into place in the Arctic and drift with the ice pack from September 2019 to October 2020 ... Webster is continuing research into melting Arctic sea ice ... 100-year-old physics model replicates modern Arctic ice melt.


Ellensburg Daily Record 29 Jun 2022
SEATTLE, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Seabourn, the ultra-luxury ocean and expedition cruise line, took delivery of its first expedition ship, Seabourn Venture, today during an official handover maritime ceremony at the T ... Seabourn takes delivery of Seabourn Venture, the line's first new purpose-built, ultra-luxury expedition ship.

Lt Leslie Munden obituary

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Jun 2022
In 1942 Leslie Munden was either being attacked in freezing seas on Arctic convoys or nearly bombed to smithereens while helping to repair his ship in Malta.

Care about the planet? Skip the cruise, for now.

Popular Science 27 Jun 2022
Hybrid ships could make cruises better for the planet ... The it is linked to “cardiovascular disease, cancer, and even birth defects.” Jacobson says black carbon is often burned by ships that travel near the Arctic and Antarctic, and the pollutant lands on sea ice and snow—in turn melting them faster.

Commentary: What to expect from NATO’s new strategic concept

Finger Lakes Times 27 Jun 2022
We are on a short timeline, and it must be done right ... There will also likely be an underscoring of NATO’s commitment to the Arctic. As global warming opens vast resources and shipping routes, the geopolitical tension between Russia on one side of the “Arctic Porch” and NATO on the other (the U.S., Canada, Denmark, Iceland and Norway) will increase ... .

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches—but also a world war

New York Post 25 Jun 2022
Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches — but has also sparked fears of war ... They’re trying to tap into the Arctic as a major shipping route.” For ...

Shipbuilding and Ship Repair in the Arctic Discussed at SPIEF

The Eastern Herald 25 Jun 2022
... and Ship Repair in the Arctic, which was held as part of the St.

German Navy Bids to Acquire Rostock Shipyard

The Maritime Executive 24 Jun 2022
Before the acquisition, it had built general cargo, bulker, container, and Arctic ships, including the Stena Don service and survey drilling rig as well as three offshore converter platforms ... Ships with a deadweight tonnage of up to 200,000 dwt can be built at the shipyard.

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Preparing for unavoidable floods

The Hill 24 Jun 2022
Gulf ... Send us tips and feedback ... Plus ... ‘Achilles heel in the Arctic’ . We looked at how a thawing Arctic could open shipping routes that might compete with those controlled by Russia. Moscow may now be eying the largest island in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, dubbed “NATO’s Achilles heel in the Arctic,” Agence France-Presse reported ... .

Enabling ecological change amid climate change is key to preserving biodiversity and ecosystem services, says study

Phys Dot Org 23 Jun 2022
In the Arctic, warming oceans and shrinking sea ice may create more fish production but threaten some species like polar bears that rely on the ice for hunting seals. Ice loss in the Arctic Ocean also increases pressures from industrial activities such as shipping traffic and oil and gas exploration that pose environmental risks.

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