Latest News for: Arctic shipping


Here’s life on an expedition to track declining Arctic ice

Ekathimerini 26 Sep 2023
Three years after its marathon voyage across the Central Arctic Ocean frozen in the ice, the German scientific research ship Polarstern has once again reached the North Pole. This time, the expedition is shorter, two months rather than a full year, and the ship is powering through the ice, not encased in it and adrift.

This secret cruising hack will save you big time on your next vacay

New York Post 26 Sep 2023
Luxury cruise ship freed in the Arctic after 3 on board test positive for COVID. Luxury cruise ship charging $33K per person stranded in freezing Arctic as COVID spreads among passengers ... Carnival Cruise passenger, 26, reported missing after ship returns to Florida ... That’s because you need to pick a ship that you already know and love.

Russian maritime trade forecast to grow

Russia Today 25 Sep 2023
Arctic shipping has been a priority for the country’s economic development ... The NSR, which stretches the entire length of Russia's Arctic and Far East regions, is expected to become a major trade route for goods shipped between Europe and Asia ... In the Soviet era, it was used mainly to supply goods to isolated settlements in the Arctic.

We carry DNA from extinct cousins like Neanderthals. Science is now revealing their genetic legacy

Elko Daily Free Press 25 Sep 2023
The influx of rodents infested East Africa and inevitably found their way to merchant ships bound for Europe and elsewhere ... After days of mild weather, the final night of the Titanic's voyage was met with a cold front that dropped temperatures to around freezing just as the ship came into an Arctic high-pressure zone.

Russian LNG shipments to China surge

Russia Today 24 Sep 2023
Qatar ranked second, shipping 10.76 million tons worth $6.81 billion ... Russia delivers first LNG to China via Arctic – Reuters ... Last week, Russian energy major Gazprom delivered its first LNG cargo to China via the Northern Sea Route (NSR), which passes through the Arctic Ocean and is the shortest shipping route between East Asia and Europe.

Canadian navy's vessels visit Philippine ports

Manila Bulletin 22 Sep 2023
The ship's previous big deployment was in August 2020, when it was sent off to the Arctic as part of Operation Nanook, along with HMCS Glace Bay and HMCS Ville de Québec from the Royal Canadian Navy and with warships from the Danish, French, US navies, according to the official website of the US Navy.

Gazprom ships its first LNG vessel along Northern Sea Route

SAFETY4SEA 21 Sep 2023
Gazprom has shipped its first consignment of LNG to China through Russia’s Arctic waters, duplicating the delivery route used by Russian natural gas producer Novatek ... ....

NGO advocates for the need of underwater noise reduction

SAFETY4SEA 20 Sep 2023
... as efforts to decarbonise the global shipping fleet are stepped-up ... As Eelco Leemans, Technical Advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance, explains, the most important source of continuous underwater noise in shipping is cavitation, or production of vacuum bubbles by propellers.

Quark Expeditions Launches New Arctic 2025 Season: "Rethink Your Bucket List"

Victoria Advocate 20 Sep 2023
Rethink your Bucket List with Quark Expeditions' New 2025 Arctic Season ... Glaciers and IcebergsUltimate Arctic Voyage ... Quark Expeditions has curated its Arctic 2025 portfolio so guests can choose from varying trip lengths and off-ship experiences—many supported by Ultramarine's two twin-engine helicopters.

Russia flexes military muscle to protect new Arctic shipping route

Tradewinds 19 Sep 2023
... ramping up tanker voyages through the strategically important Arctic passage.

Japan will ensure stable energy supply even with U.S. sanctions

Asahi News 19 Sep 2023
sanctions apply to a number of Russian companies and one UAE firm providing architecture, construction and engineering services for the project, and to a Russian ship construction firm that will operate two LNG floating storage units for Arctic LNG transhipments via the Northern Sea Route and to two storage vessels set to operate on the route.

IMO Must Take Opportunity To Reduce Underwater Noise By Transitioning to Cleaner Ships

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 19 Sep 2023
... and quieter as efforts to decarbonise the global shipping fleet are ....

Gazprom Ships its First Cargo of LNG to China Via Arctic Waters

The Maritime Executive 19 Sep 2023
Russian state energy giant Gazprom has shipped its first consignment of LNG to China through Russia's Arctic waters, duplicating the delivery route used by Russian natural gas producer Novatek ... The LNG plant started up last September and has been shipping regular cargoes on conventional routes.

Milestones reached along the increasingly busy Northern Sea Route

Splash24/7 18 Sep 2023
“The rapid expansion of Arctic shipping traffic using fossil fuels and opening Arctic Sea routes to year-round navigation for transporting fossil fuels heightens the risk of spills and leakages, increases underwater noise pollution, and destroys ice ecosystems and habitats of ice-dependent species such as seals and polar bears.

North is the new Black: How Russia tries to keep up trade

SAFETY4SEA 18 Sep 2023
As explained by Clean Arctic Alliance’s Lead Advisor, Dr Sian Prior, greenhouse gas and black carbon emissions from ships operating in the Arctic contribute to the warming of the Arctic – currently four times faster than elsewhere on Earth – and as the Arctic warms, this will have significant repercussions further south ... Clean Arctic Alliance.