Russia adds to NSR icebreaker fleet

Russia has launched a newly constructed nuclear icebreaker, dubbed Ural after the west-Russian mountain range, at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg. The vessel, with a completed hull and lower bridge superstructure, will now be […]

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 […]