A Mari Usque Ad Mare Ad Mare


#181

Hiiumaa arrived at Fiskerstrand yesterday morning.


#182

Conformation of the above and Novatek’s long term plans for transshipment on the Kola Peninsula:


#183

The Vent Maersk has completed the voyage from Vladivostok to Bremerhaven via the NSR:
https://splash247.com/maersk-boxship-docks-in-bremerhaven-completing-arctic-voyage/


#184

A veteran of the Canadian Arctic bites the dust and head for the breakers:
https://splash247.com/jasper-offshore-sells-45-year-old-drillship-for-scrap/
Originally built as Havdrill in 1973 she became Canmar Explorer III in 1976 and spent many winters in Yaktuyaktok:
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#185

Could drilling take place outside Baffin Island/in Davis Strait in the foreseeable future??:


#186

The opening up of the arctic is hot subject in Norway:


#187

Things are happening fast with the Yamalmax LNG fleet. Two newships entered service his month:


#188

Not one, not two, but four FLNG facilities are planned to ensure the feasibility and economy of LNG export along the Northern Sea Route:
http://www.en.portnews.ru/news/266291/


#189

From big ships to big sea mammals.
The Trump administration has a very simplistic explanation why the walrus doesn’t need protection as the summer sea ice disappear from their shallow water feeding area close to the coast of Alaska and Siberia;

Link:


#190

The second Canadian LNG project to go ahead:


#191

NOVATEK is splashing out in the Murmansk district and planning big for Yamal LNG:
http://en.portnews.ru/news/266710/


#192

More proof that the Chinese are showing interest in the Arctic:


Not surprising for an up and coming world power.


#193

BBC has an article about the North West Passage and the possibility of future shipping, which is interesting:


They mention the Franklin expedition, but manage to forget Roald Amundsen. I wonder why??

PS> The also mention that “you don’t want your ship to break down while in the Arctic” True, but nobody WANT their ship to break down AYNWHERE.


#194

Boskalis has started the dredging work at Kitimat BC:
https://www.dredgingtoday.com/2018/11/14/boskalis-reaches-first-milestone-in-canada/


#195

Indeed. Last I heard they were hiring, too.