• 2017 August 29

    https://www.upi.com

    First effort in frontier part of Barents Sea disappoints Statoil


    Norwegian energy company Statoil said it was frustrated, but unfazed, by the results from its first effort in waters formerly a subject of dispute with Russia...

  • 2017 August 29

    http://www.handyshippingguide.com

    LNG Tanker Voyage May Open Northern Ocean Freight Route for Arctic Vessels


    This month saw the first ever transit involving a gas carrier, a Russian LNG ship which has made the passage without the aid of icebreakers, taking apparently just six and a half days to make the passage in a voyage between Norway and South Korea...

  • 2017 August 29

    http://www.handyshippingguide.com

    Crew rescued after Mongolian flagged vessel splits in two


    The eleven crewmembers of the 144 metre long general cargo vessel, Leonardo have been rescued after the vessel started buckling before eventually breaking in two, during the evening of August 27, while at anchor off Istanbul’s Kilyos coast in the Black sea...