Arctic

2017 March 29

14:36 Dmitry Rogozin brings up the issue of making a decision on the time to start the construction of Leader-class icebreaker

2017 March 28

16:06 LUKOIL and Gazprom Neft practise oil spill response in Arctic
12:56 RF President will take part in the Arctic: Territory of Dialogue International Forum

2017 March 17

15:25 Business programme presented for fourth ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ International Arctic Forum

2017 March 13

16:19 The ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ Forum will take place on March 29–30 in Arkhangelsk

2017 March 3

14:13 12th Arctic Passion Seminar was held in Helsinki

2017 February 22

09:34 Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Russia for first time in three years for ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ International Arctic Forum

2017 February 15

12:43 Murmansk will host 7th International сonference “Arctic Logistics” on 5 April 2017

2017 February 2

17:58 International conference on Arctic fishery will bring up the issues of fishing fleet modernization
17:31 Gazprom Neft’s output of the first oil produced on the Russian Arctic shelf showed a 2.5-fold increase in 2016

2017 February 1

12:38 European Parliament calls for rapid action to protect the region (photo)
12:36 Arctic 100 Expedition postponed to 2018

2017 January 30

17:32 Russia and Finland agree to continue studying of black carbon emissions in the Arctic

2017 January 24

17:24 IMO Secretary-General spoke at the Arctic Frontiers conference about new regulations for ships operating in polar waters
15:27 Murmansk Region delegation takes part in the Arctic Frontiers 2017

2017 January 18

13:46 Murmansk hosts exhibition dedicated to Arctic convoy

2017 January 10

16:02 Russian ships performed a unique transit voyage along the Northern Sea Route (map)

2016 December 27

17:44 Zvezdochka delivered propeller components for Arctic vessels (photo)

2016 December 26

17:24 Moscow hosts international conference “Arctic and Shelf Projects: Prospects, Innovations and Regional Development” on 16-17 February 2017

2016 December 7

10:57 Nuclear-powered ships have undeniable advantages in the Arctic – Stanislav Chui (photo)

2016 December 5

16:50 First batch of Taimyr coal produced by VostokUgol to be shipped on 15 June 2017
15:11 State customers’ cargo base in the Arctic to grow 4-5 times to 3.2-3.8 mln t by 2030

2016 December 2

11:49 FESCO completed Summer Navigation in the Eastern Sector of the Arctic Region

2016 November 24

15:18 Vyborg Shipyard launches lead icebreaking support ship of Aker Arc130A for Gazprom Neft (photo)
14:50 Rosneft acquired 75% of shares of Lavna terminal in the Murmansk Region
09:53 Murmansk Region Governor will head the delegation to the VI International Forum «Arctic: the Present and the Future»

2016 November 17

14:53 Murmansk Region Governor considers marine tourism in the Arctic to be a promising activity (photo)

2016 November 16

14:57 Replacement of offshore oil transshipment facilities with coastal ones meets Arctic environmental standards (photo)

2016 November 7

11:39 IMO continues discussion on use of HFO in Arctic waters

2016 October 27

11:55 SASCO carried over 1,500 containers to Arctic region in navigation season of 2016

2016 October 24

13:33 Evgeniy Ambrosov makes a report at the conference “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development”

2016 October 20

14:57 Murmansk Region Development Corporation to purchase a passenger ship for Arctic cruises

2016 October 14

17:27 RS presents Guidelines on Application of Polar Code

2016 October 12

17:48 Sovcomflot takes part in Polar Code and Safety of Ice-going Ships conference

2016 October 5

10:44 Draft law on Russia’s Arctic zone to be submitted to State Duma in October-November 2016, says Valentina Matvienko (photo)
10:22 Krylov Center says mathematical modeling of Arctic terminals will let reduce wind/wave impact by 25-30%

2016 October 3

10:30 FESCO icebreaker «Kapitan Khlebnikov» accomplished tourist voyage to the Arctic

2016 September 30

10:39 Murmansk will host 9th international conference “Arctic Shelf Development: step by step” on November 14-15

2016 September 29

09:56 Large scale development of Russia’s Arctic to begin in 2020 – 2022, says Dmitry Rogozin

2016 September 22

16:36 Joint tactical exercise in the Arctic involves the ships of RF Navy's Northern and Pacific Fleets
09:18 Northern Sea Route cargo traffic totaled 4.36 mln t by mid-September

2016 September 19

17:01 Kapitan Dranitsyn icebreaker to carry out unique research in the Kara Sea

2016 August 31

11:50 Maritime transport and tourism should be developed in the Arctic, says Nikolai Patrushev
10:10 Russian Security Council says no hot issues related to int’l law left unresolved in the Arctic

2016 August 26

15:52 VARD secures contract for two luxury expedition cruise vessels for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises (photo)

2016 August 25

12:40 ABB’s Marine Academy launches arctic course in response to strong demand

2016 July 29

14:41 Murmansk Region Governor suggests legislative formalization of state support measures for Arctic anchor zones (photo)

2016 July 27

17:57 RF Defence Ministry to use 95 sea vessels and 6 ports for logistic purposes in the Arctic
17:46 VI International Forum «Arctic: the Present and the Future» will open in Saint-Petersburg on December 5

2016 July 26

11:22 Cruise ships will enjoy simplified regime when calling Russia’s Arctic and Far East ports

2016 July 19

16:41 Russia’s State Commission on Arctic Development will hold year’s final meeting at VI International Forum «Arctic: the Present and the Future»

2016 July 11

13:48 FESCO to start summer navigation in the eastern sector of the Arctic Region

2016 June 17

15:55 Nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Let Pobedy opens the season of cruises to the North Pole (photo)

2016 June 16

16:33 IAA PortNews has published a photo release on launching of nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika
15:39 Gazprom Neft to commence commercial operation of Messoyakha field in September 2016

2016 June 15

15:17 Coast Guard leaders from eight Arctic nations establish framework for multi-year strategic plan

2016 June 7

09:35 FESCO's «Vasiliy Golovnin» delivered 2 000 tons of cargo to the Western Arctic

2016 June 6

10:16 Shipping must prepare for stricter black carbon emission regulations: Finns improve the reliability of international measurement techniques (photo)

2016 May 27

12:28 Nevsky Shipyard launches the lead Arctic class supply tanker of Project ST33 (photo)

2016 May 24

15:05 Priority list numbers 145 projects on development of Russia’s Arctic zone, says Dmitry Rogozin