Greenland Government Agrees to Back Arctic HFO Ban: Clean Arctic Alliance Response

Reacting to Greenland’s Naalakkersuisut (government) public announcement that is supports an International Maritime Organization ban on the use an

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2018-09-28

U.S. defence investments in Greenland would keep NATO in, China out and Russia at bay

Politically, Greenland has cast its lot with the West. But, when it comes to commercial opportunities, it is more open. China, especially,

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2018-09-28

Novatek and Rosatom to co-operate on LNG-powered Arctic icebreakers

Novatek and Rosatom have agreed to establish a joint venture that would build, finance and operate a fleet of LNG-powered icebreakers. The fleet woul

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2018-09-28

Russia’s New Commanding Role in the Arctic (Op-ed)

While Russia’s economy is increasingly burdened by Western sanctions, Moscow has recently made crucial headway with a new Arctic transport corridor, w

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2018-09-28

Politics Could Scuttle America’s New Icebreakers

The U.S. Coast Guard is on the cusp of finally acquiring new icebreakers, 42 years after commissioning its only current heavy icebreaker. But

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2018-09-28

China launches its first domestically built icebreaker !

China's first domestically built icebreaker, the Xuelong 2, was launched from the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Monday. The vessel is 122.5 meters long and 22.3 meters wide, with a displacement of 13,990 tons and a navigation capability of 20,000 nautical miles. [Full Text]

2018-09-26

Russia can resume licensing of Arctic offshore areas — regulator

The Russian government and the State Duma are viewing a draft law making possible to resume licensing of offshore areas in Arctic Russia[Full Text]

2018-09-26

Here comes the Russian Arctic gas that will fuel Europe

Energy company Gazprom will soon be able to deliver up to 150 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year from its fields in the Yamal Peninsula.[Full Text]

2018-09-26

Special Senate committee on the Arctic completes northern tour

“Housing shortages and overcrowding are pivotal issues retarding economic development”[Full Text]

2018-09-26

China and Russia want to develop Arctic energy resources together, and US disapproval may not deter them

Donald Gasper says China has helped to finance Russia’s quest to develop Arctic resources after US sanctions, and deeper involvement may follow if Beijing can acquire a management role[Full Text]

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