Archive for the ‘Arctic Shipping’ Category

Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route

Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route
.Sovcomflot Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route Two large-capacity Sovcomflot tankers using cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel, Mendeleev Prospect and Lomonosov Prospect, have successfully completed their respective voyages eastbound along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).  Lomonosov...
October 21st, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Environment, LNG, Tenders | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route
Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route London, Monday, October 21, 2019:- Responding to the announcement that shipping company MSC “will not explore or use the Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia for container shipping” and that it believes that shipping...
October 21st, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Breaking the Ice: Cooperation for Safe and Responsible Arctic Sea Routes

Breaking the Ice: Cooperation for Safe and Responsible Arctic Sea Routes
Breaking the Ice: Cooperation for Safe and Responsible Arctic Sea Routes World Ocean Council and EU Polar Cluster Members Co-Organize Breakout Session at Arctic Circle 2019 (Reykjavík, 10-13 October) 4 October 2019 The World Ocean Council (WOC) as an ARICE Partner is collaborating with other members...
October 4th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers

GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers
: Matthieu de Tugny, the President of Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore presents AIP to GTT GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers Approval in principle has been granted for the system that may be used in Ice...
September 19th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council

Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council
NSR Public Council Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council On 4 September 2019, the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) Public Council was held in Vladivostok at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum. It was attended by: the СEO of Rosatom, Aleksey...
September 5th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign ‘SMART’ joint venture agreement

Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign ‘SMART’ joint venture agreement
Sergey Frank Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign ‘SMART’ joint venture agreement  4 September 2019, Vladivostok: Today, during the 5th Eastern Economic Forum, PAO Sovcomflot and PAO NOVATEK concluded an agreement to establish a joint venture SMART LLC. The agreement was signed by Sergey Frank, President...
September 4th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel

Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel
Sovcomflot’s crude oil tanker becomes the first to cross Northern Sea Route using LNG fuel On 2 September 2019 at 08:20 Moscow time, Korolev Prospect – pictured on the left,Sovcomflot’s LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker, successfully completed a commercial voyage along the Northern...
September 3rd, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, News, Tankers | Read More

Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history

Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history
Commanding officer Geir-Magne Leinebø and expedition leader CAATEX Dr. Hanne Sagen at the North Pole. Photo courtesy of the Norwegian Coast Guard Vessel powered by ABB Azipod® propulsion reaches North Pole for the first time in history Norwegian Coast Guard’s vessel KV Svalbard was on an international...
August 23rd, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice

Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice
Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice Beijing, 12 August 2019:- Responding to reports that the 190m-long COSCO-owned cargo vessel Tian’en is due to arrive in the Swedish port of Gävle on August 18, having traversed the Arctic’s Northern Sea Route between the Pacific...
August 12th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Sovcomflot, NOVATEK, COSCO, Silk Road Fund sign joint venture agreement

Sovcomflot, NOVATEK, COSCO, Silk Road Fund sign joint venture agreement
l to r: Sergey Frank President and CEO  Sovcomflot Leonid Mikhelson Chairman of the Management Board of Novatek  Xui Lizhong from COSCO  Wang Yanzhi from the Silk Road Fund Sovcomflot, NOVATEK, COSCO, Silk Road Fund sign joint venture agreement During the 2019 St. Petersburg International Economic...
June 7th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals

ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals
ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals World Ocean Council Encourages Submission of Ship-Time Proposals to Carry Out Ship-Based Research Activities in the Arctic Ocean 27 May 2019 ARICE – Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium – has launched a call for ship-time proposals requesting access to MSV...
May 27th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Manifesto Calls on Iceland to Take Arctic Council Leadership on Black Carbon Emissions

Manifesto Calls on Iceland to Take Arctic Council Leadership on Black Carbon Emissions
Manifesto Calls on Iceland to Take Arctic Council Leadership on Black Carbon Emissions Rovaniemi, May 6th 2019:- As this week’s Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting opens in Rovaniemi, Finland, the Clean Arctic Alliance has released a manifesto urging Iceland, which takes over the chairmanship of the...
May 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters
Safety, efficiency, and sustainability will be enhanced with the Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution ordered by Sovcomflot. Copyright: Sovcomflot Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters Wärtsilä Corporation,  29 April 2019 at 10 am EEST...
April 29th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity
TARA à l’archipel de François Joseph The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity New results, mainly from data from the Tara Oceans expedition (2009-2013), provide the most comprehensive catalog to date of viruses found in all the world’s oceans, including the Arctic Ocean. Led by...
April 25th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Endurance rendering. Image courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc BILLINGSTAD, NORWAY, APRIL 9, 2019 ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital...
April 9th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Monthly Statistics March 2019

Monthly Statistics March 2019
Monthly Statistics March 2019 05/04/2019 – The monthly report for the equity markets includes a full overview of the turnover on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market through March 2019. The monthly report for the equity markets includes a full overview of the turnover on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess...
April 5th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EU-PolarNet White Papers released

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Five White Papers Published by EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is a Working Partner, as a Follow-Up to 2018 Workshop Working Towards an Integrated European Polar Research Program 6 March 2019 The EU-PolarNet White Paper Workshop convened 50 international experts in La Cristalera, Spain, in September...
March 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Yevgeny Primakov named Support Vessel of the Year

Yevgeny Primakov named Support Vessel of the Year
The “Yevgeny Primakov” – picture cedits: Sovcomflot Yevgeny Primakov, an icebreaking standby vessel owned and operated by Sovcomflot, has been awarded the 2019 Support Vessel of the Year by Offshore Support Journal, an international trade publication. The official award ceremony was...
February 7th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Awards, Icebreakers, News | Read More

GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand

GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand
GAC Norway’s Regional Manager Henning Kjøs Lien (far right) with the team he is working with at Tromsø: Reidun K. Lie (SIVA representative); Marit Andreassen, Linken (Receptionist & Coordinator) and Dan Røberg (shipping agent). Tromsø, Norway, 24 January 2019 – Growing interest in year-round...
January 24th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is pleased to announce its acceptance as member to the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), the independent organization acting as the primary forum for interaction between the Arctic Council and the wider...
December 5th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice
Handling Ships in First-Year Ice 29.11.18 – The Nautical Institute has launched the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway. Handling ships in first-year ice demands specialist knowledge and skills. Ice...
November 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

LNG carrier Pskov completes first open water STS transfer for Yamal LNG

LNG carrier Pskov completes first open water STS transfer for Yamal LNG
From the STS operation with the Pskov (at the front)  and Vladimir Rusanov On 24 November 2018, the LNG carrier Pskov successfully completed the first LNG ship-to-ship transfer operation for the Yamal LNG Project. Pskov loaded some 170,000 cubic meters of liquefied gas, which was delivered from...
November 26th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, LNG | Read More

… one size doesn’t fit all as crazy Capes are up “again”…

… one size doesn’t fit all as crazy Capes are up “again”…
John Faraclas … one size doesn’t fit all as crazy Capes are up “again”… In continuation of yesterday’s title – Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…” we feel obliged to remind you that one size not only doesn’t fits all but more importantly same doesn’t constitute a market....
November 23rd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Banking, Chartering, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Headlines, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA International Elects New Executive Board Members

WISTA International Elects New Executive Board Members
… WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2018 Personality of the Year October 30, 2018 – Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Connie Roozen, Director of C&B More (WISTA the Netherlands) as Treasurer and Angie Hartmann, Vice...
October 30th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More