Latest News for: Arctic ships


Op-Ed: Canadian Rangers Could Play a Role in Arctic Maritime Security

The Maritime Executive 07 Dec 2022
In 2010, Enhancing The Role Of The Rangers In The Arctic ... In the conduct of their seasonal maritime patrols, the Rangers, who are mostly Inuit in the High Arctic, would report any unusual or suspicious activ­ities such as illegal fishing, ships in maritime protected areas, an environmental spill, or unusual presence in one of the national parks.

Supply Chains Unclogging

Citrus County Chronicle 07 Dec 2022
The Container ship Cam Cgm Arctic (MT), ...

Polar Exploration Is Much More Than A Vacation With Nansen Polar Expeditions

Forbes 06 Dec 2022
Nansen Polar Expeditions ships specialize in helping small intimate groups to explore the Arctic and Antarctic in safety and luxury ... .

As Russia launches more nuclear ice-breakers, how global warming could lead to a new hotspot ...

Russia Today 05 Dec 2022
This vessel will also work to ensure the safe passage of ships along the Northern Sea Route ... While atomic-powered ships were mostly used for excursions up until 2010, they have now taken on strategic importance for exploring the Arctic ... It’s not only Russian icebreakers that are causing tension in the Arctic ... Arctic Shamrock.

China Begins to Revive Arctic Scientific Ground Projects After Setbacks

Voa News 05 Dec 2022
China’s Arctic policy document, published in 2018, said scientific research to “explore and understand” the Arctic is the "priority and focus" of Chinese participation in Arctic affairs ... As Arctic ice melts because of climate change, China sees new opportunities for shipping, fisheries and oil and gas development in the region, Liu said.

Antarctica trip leaves Egan couple one continent shy of 7

Cleburne Times-Review 05 Dec 2022
Going through the Drake Passage on our ship was no fun,” Randal Goodwin said ... “The ship was doing this and that with no way of knowing where it was going,” Grace Goodwin said ... “Very nice ship, great food and staff,” Randal Goodwin said ... The Paul and John submarines, also yellow, are on another Viking Cruise ship that does Arctic cruises.

Ice on the rocks: Attempts to save glaciers hit ethical walls

Victoria Advocate 04 Dec 2022
She incorporated a nonprofit organization called Ice911 Research, which was later renamed the Arctic Ice Project ... In 2022, the Arctic was warming four times faster than the planet as a whole ... The Arctic Ice Project hit similar opposition ... Russia has stated interest in an ice-free Arctic, which it sees as a boon to its transcontinental shipping needs.

Royal Navy digs out world's most remote post office from Antarctic snow

Yahoo Daily News 04 Dec 2022
Engineers say they used traditional naval ship damage control methods using wooden stakes and blocks to stabilise the structure ... Ms Bruzzone, from London, who previously spent three months in Svalbard as a chief scientist on an Arctic expedition, is working as the base leader, managing the team and coordinating all ship visits to the island.

States that collect the most in property taxes

Lincoln Journal Star 03 Dec 2022
Real estate platform ZeroDown looked at Census Bureau data to see how much revenues states collect in property taxes each year. States that collect the most in property taxes. Where property taxes are highest ... was up 1.8% from $3,719 in 2020 to $3,785 in 2021. Note that the U.S ... poised to benefit from expanded shipping through a thawing Arctic ice cap ... .

Monster wave hits cruise ship, killing ‘US passenger’ and injuring four others: Antarctic liner suffers ...

The Daily Mail 02 Dec 2022
A US passenger has died and four others were injured when a massive wave smashed into an Antarctic cruise ship during a storm as it sailed towards Argentina ... abandoning ship.' ... Cruise ship passenger, 28, claims he has NO IDEA how he fell...

Come Sail Away on The Top Rated Cruise Lines of 2022

Hastings Tribune 01 Dec 2022
They announced the winners of their annual awards for the best cruise lines and ships ... Best New Ship ... Hurtigruten is synonymous with Arctic and Antarctica travel and was named the Best Value for Money in the Expedition Category, awarded for its competitive pricing, upgraded expedition ships, and overall offerings ... Best New Luxury Ship.

2022's Best Cruise Lines of the Year Named by Cruise Critic

Eagle-Tribune 30 Nov 2022
Norwegian Prima named Best New Ship; Emerald Azzurra named Best New Luxury Ship and Viking Expeditions' two new ships named Best New Expedition Ships ... "Our editors have spent the full year sailing on a wide-range of cruise ships – from brand-new mega ships to smaller luxury vessels and expedition ships ... Best New Ship ... Best New Luxury Ship.

2022's Best UK Cruise Lines of the Year Named by Cruise Critic

Victoria Advocate 30 Nov 2022
Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas named Best New Ship; Emerald Azzurra named Best New Luxury Ship and Viking Expeditions' two new ships named Best New Expedition Ships ... "The ships offer the right balance ... Best New Ship ... Best New Luxury Ship ... Best New Luxury Ship ... Best in the Arctic.

Why finding a real Russian oil price cap is proving so hard

Stars and Stripes 30 Nov 2022
The rest is a combination of Siberian Light crude and grades shipped from the Arctic port of Murmansk, which will require long-distance transportation ... Shipping costs to Asia from Europe are currently around three times the 2021 average, meaning Urals must be priced at a substantial discount to compete with the more local grades to Asia, he said.

Helsinki Shipyard Starts Tender to Free Cruise Ship From Sanctions

The Maritime Executive 29 Nov 2022
The Helsinki Shipyard launched a tender for the sale of the incomplete third expedition cruise ship the yard is building for Swan Hellenic. Referred to simply as cruise ship hull no ... It is the second time this year that the Helsinki Shipyard has launched a tender to sell the cruise ships being built for Swan Hellenic.

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