A Mari Usque Ad Mare Ad Mare


Hiiumaa arrived at Fiskerstrand yesterday morning.


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


The Vent Maersk has completed the voyage from Vladivostok to Bremerhaven via the NSR:


A veteran of the Canadian Arctic bites the dust and head for the breakers:
Originally built as Havdrill in 1973 she became Canmar Explorer III in 1976 and spent many winters in Yaktuyaktok:


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


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


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


Not one, not two, but four FLNG facilities are planned to ensure the feasibility and economy of LNG export along the Northern Sea Route:


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;



The second Canadian LNG project to go ahead:


NOVATEK is splashing out in the Murmansk district and planning big for Yamal LNG:


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

Not surprising for an up and coming world power.


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.


Boskalis has started the dredging work at Kitimat BC:


Indeed. Last I heard they were hiring, too.