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Russia willing to pay to lure shippers to the Arctic

Russia willing to pay to lure shippers to the Arctic

  Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential risks to make that happen....

Emmanuel Macron

Macron asks shipping lines to shun arctic route 

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on container lines to avoid using a new Arctic shipping route to protect the environment. Speaking at the start of the Group...

Venta Maersk begins historic voyage through the Arctic this week 

Venta Maersk begins historic voyage through the Arctic this week 

A Maersk vessel loaded with Russian fish and South Korean electronics will this week become the first container ship to navigate an Arctic sea route that Russia hopes...

Canada rules out Arctic drilling extensions for Exxon and BP amid moratorium

US approves new drilling in Arctic

Eni US could begin work on oil exploration in federal waters off Alaska as soon as next month after the Trump administration on Tuesday approved permits for leases the...

Russian helicopter crashes

Russian helicopter crashes at sea in Arctic

A Russian helicopter with eight people on board crashed at sea in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic on Thursday, Norwegian rescue services said. The fate of...

Arctic

IMO to look into ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping

The International Maritime Organiation (IMO) has agreed to take steps toward a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping, following an appeal from the Canadian...

US, Canada to phase out heavy fuel oil in Arctic

US, Canada to phase out heavy fuel oil in Arctic

The United States and Canada are moving closer to phase out the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) from vessels operating in the Arctic waters through a strategy to rid the...

danish shippers

Danish shippers want IMO heavy fuel ban in Arctic

Danish shippers are calling on lawmakers in Copenhagen to push for an international ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic. “We support a ban on using...