Industry News

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12
Jul 2018

NTSB Says Icing Caused Fatal Sinking of FV Destination in Bering Sea

The US National Transportation Safety Board has issued a marine accident brief and a related safety alert warning mariners of the dangers of icing following the agency’s investigation of the sinking of the fishing vessel Destination in the Bering Sea last February with the loss of all six crew members. 

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10
Jul 2018

Coalition Urges Carnival to Stop Using HFO on Cruise Ships in Arctic

An international coalition of environmental groups has joined together to call on Carnival Corporation to stop using heavy fuel oil on ships traveling in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters

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9
Jul 2018

Is the predicted boom in arctic shipping bad for the environment?

The Arctic presents unique challenges for navigation, including extreme conditions, but climate change is accelerating the melting of Arctic sea ice and opening up routes for sea trade. 

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9
Jul 2018

The Future of the Arctic Economy

The economic potential of the Arctic is vast, but the complexities of the region must be considered when analyzing the future of the Arctic.

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7
Jul 2018

Vladimir Rusanov Completes First Northern Sea Route Transit

The ice-breaking LNG carrier Vladimir Rusanov, which is jointly owned by MOL and China COSCO Shipping , has successfully arrived at the Bering Strait. The voyage marks a first for the Yamal LNG Project's direct delivery of LNG to East Asia.

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