Arctic risks and ‘power games’

Climate change in the Arctic and the consequent opening up of sea routes will increase commercial activity in the region but will also increase search-and-rescue (SAR) requirements there as a result, Norway’s Prime Minister Erna […]

Filling in the Arctic MOSAiC

The largest polar expedition in history is under way, and its research into global warming, ice floes, and how to survive for extended time in remote regions will be a useful by-product for shipping In […]

Frozen out of the Arctic

As Maersk was signing off in late July on final voyage plans for a historic transit of the North Sea Route – the first attempt by a large container ship to use the Arctic shortcut […]