Tersan Shipyard has launched Arctic Factory Trawler; GadusTersan Shipyard Inc. (Tersan) has launched NB1102 soon to be named Gadus; the Arctic Freezer Trawler built for P/F JFK from Faroe Islands. Gadus is the second trawler that Tersan Shipyard has launched for Owners from Faroe Island within the last two month
FESCO's icebreaker departed from Cape Town to AntarticaThe FESCO Transportation Group 'Vasiliy Golovnin' icebreaker departed from the port of Cape Town (South Africa) for Antarctica on 26 January 2021, carrying supplies for Indian research stations.
November 2020 ranked second hottest month on record for the ArcticAccording to scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, November 2020 was ranked second hottest on record, overtaking November 2019 for the No 2 spot.
Vladimir Putin pledges "Russian Superiority" in the ArcticOn Tuesday, President Vladimir Putin said Russia wanted to maintain its "superiority" in the Arctic and intended to renew its fleet of icebreakers to boost its presence there.
Hurtigruten cancels its Antarctica departures Hurtigruten announced the cancellation of its departures for the Antarctica in October , November and December.
U.S. appoints Jim DeHart as coordinator for the Arctic RegionThe State Department has named Jim DeHart as the Arctic region's U.S. Coordinator.
Rosmorport prepares its icebreaker fleet to sail in winterFSUE's "Rosmorport" says its fleet is being trained for winter navigation 2020-2021 and icebreaker help in advance as the vessels' good technical condition is one of the key requirements for ensuring navigational protection.
Russia warns: "Years" needed to clean up Arctic spillRussian authorities detained three power plant staff over an incredibly huge spill of fuel in the Arctic, as response teams warned that full clean-up would take years. More than 21,000 tons of fuel were released last month, when a fuel reservoir collapsed
Coronavirus prevents largest Arctic expedition in historyThe multinational team on the largest research mission ever undertaken in the Arctic with 600 experts had to overcome several obstacles.
Russia to build most powerful nuclear icebreaker of the worldTwo Russian companies signed an agreement on Thursday to develop the world's most efficient nuclear icebreaker to help improve trade along a vital northern sea route to forge closer ties with Asia.
Nuclear-powered container carrier vessel unloaded cargo for ArcticThe nuclear-powered container carrier Sevmorput completed the process of unloading the materials and equipment under the Arctic LNG 2 project on 4 April 2020, FSUE Atomflot's press center says.
ABB supporting sustainable arctic shippingThe Northern Sea Route, one of the planet's main trade routes, sits far up in the Arctic Circle. Compared to the southern path, it cuts a journey by nearly a third, but it passes across largely frozen waters.
Icebreaker Aurora Australia begins final voyageIt's an ending period for Australia's Antarctic icebreaker RSV Aurora Australis, who left Hobart earlier this week for his last trip to Australia's Antarctic Program after 31 years of service.