Arctic

2019 November 12

15:59 New Joint Guidelines from ICS and OCIMF to improve safety in polar waters
10:47 Montreal, Canada to host 16th Arctic Shipping Summit on 11-12 March 2020

2019 November 7

18:13 Blue Bioeconomy in Arctic Region is among priorities under Iceland´s Arctic Council chairmanship

2019 October 10

09:56 Rosmorrechflot's Marine Rescue Service to build 16 ice class ships and purchase helicopters for Arctic operations

2019 October 9

16:51 First joint meeting between Arctic Council and Arctic Economic Council held in Reykjavik

2019 October 7

11:45 Naming of Sovcomflot’s new Arctic shuttle tanker held in Vladivostok

2019 September 26

15:48 Oboronlogistics completed "Northern delivery" in Arctic

2019 September 20

16:50 Helsinki Shipyard (Finland) to build two liners for polar cruises

2019 September 18

17:30 Vympel DB develops concept design for Arctic cruise ship

2019 August 23

10:26 Hamburg, Germany to host 15th Arctic Shipping Summit on 4-5 December 2019

2019 August 22

13:35 Arctic block of Far East Investment and Export Agency headed by Dmitry Fishkin

2019 August 5

14:16 Vympel Design Bureau to tell about ice-resistant platform Severny Polyus at PortNews’ conference as part of NEVA-2019

2019 July 31

16:06 RF Government determines estimated cost of building LNG terminal, Utrenny, on Yamal

2019 July 26

10:43 Shipbuilding cluster to be created in Murmansk Region with state support

2019 July 24

14:32 Council of Federation approves procedure for tourist ships' entering Russia’s Far East and Arctic zones

2019 July 18

15:52 State Duma makes it easier for foreign tourists to visit Russia’s Arctic
11:31 RF Deputy PM Maksim Akimov set a task to begin dredging in the Gulf of Ob not later than on 1 August 2019

2019 June 7

10:43 NOVATEK and Gazprom Neft sign agreement of joint Arctic development

2019 April 29

14:00 NOVATEK and CNODC sign entrance agreement to Arctic LNG 2

2019 April 17

11:38 Gazprom Neft completed development of logistic scheme for shipments of Arctic oil under Novy Port project (video)

2019 April 16

16:16 Gazprom Neft implements world’s first ever digital Arctic-logistics management system

2019 April 12

10:49 RF Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans enhancement of hydrometeorological support on NSR

2019 April 10

18:21 China and Russia launch scientific cooperation in Arctic
18:00 Zvezda Shipyard signs contract with Sovkomflot to build Arctic gas carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project
12:30 RF President calls on encouraging shipping companies to use gas fuel

2019 April 9

10:47 Damen presents Arctic shipbuilding at ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ forum

2019 April 2

12:48 NOVATEK and Repsol sign Heads of Agreement for LNG supply from Arctic LNG 2
11:16 NOVATEK and Vitol sign agreement on LNG supply from Arctic LNG 2

2019 March 29

10:28 RF President ordered to allocate additional resources for construction of LNG terminal in Sabetta

2019 March 18

11:51 Russia, Finland satisfied by shipping and environmental cooperation in Baltic and Arctic regions

2019 February 27

10:19 Vladimir Putin signs order on assigning functions of social and economic development of Arctic to Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East

2019 February 6

12:33 Preferential system to be created in the Arctic – Yury Trutnev
11:09 Arctic issues at the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East will be supervised by Aleksandr Krutikov

2019 February 1

17:59 Main themes identified for 5th International Arctic Forum

2019 January 29

17:49 Congress to address research planning and practice through the example of large-scale NOVATEK projects

2019 January 26

12:11 GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand

2019 January 18

13:11 Vladimir Putin supports Government’s proposal on expanding Far East Ministry’s functions with Arctic issues

2018 December 29

10:07 Aker Arctic delivers bronze propellers for ice operations

2018 December 28

11:00 RF President signs law on Arctic administration

2018 December 24

09:50 Federation Council approves draft law on Arctic administration

2018 December 20

11:21 Issue of 3-year transition period in respect of using Russian-flagged ships in the Arctic is under consideration

2018 December 13

16:30 Murmansk Region Governor is a member of revised State Commission for Arctic Development Issues

2018 December 12

17:14 Comprehensive plan for NSR development to be ready by February 2019 – Yevgeny Ditrikh
16:49 Investments in the Arctic by 2024 estimated at RUB 5.5 trillion - Dmity Kobylkin
11:49 Yury Trutnev appointed as head of revised State Commission for Arctic Development

2018 December 11

14:48 Draft law on Arctic administration approved in the third reading by Russia’s State Duma

2018 December 7

18:01 Naming ceremony for Arctic condensate tanker Boris Sokolov held at Guangzhou Shipyard International
11:57 Montreal, Canada to host 14th Arctic Shipping Summit on 13-14 March 2019

2018 December 6

16:40 RF Navy's Northern Fleet to protection Russia’s national interests in the Arctic

2018 December 5

12:23 VIII International Forum "Arctic: Today and the Future" opened in St. Petersburg

2018 December 4

13:33 Draft law on Arctic administration approved in the second reading by Russia’s State Duma

2018 December 3

14:32 USC mulls construction of Arctic cruise ships able to accommodate 150-200 people

2018 November 21

10:56 Nobel laureate will speak at VIII International Forum "Arctic: Today and the Future" with a report on climate change

2018 November 2

18:25 Over 100 companies of oil&gas sector take part in “Arctic Shelf Development: Step by Step” conference

2018 November 1

18:05 USC has at hand an Arctic cruise ship concept: Alexey Rakhmanov

2018 October 31

09:48 VEB to finance construction of two LNG-powered Aframax tankers in the amount of RUB 12 billion

2018 October 30

14:02 LNG-powered icebreakers to compensate deficit of nuclear-powered icebreakers on the Northern Sea Route – FSUE Atomflot

2018 October 29

12:07 Proposals on support of LNG shipments by NSR to be submitted to RF Government by 20 November 2018

2018 October 26

10:39 NSR cargo traffic to be increased to 80 million tonnes – Alexander Novak

2018 October 22

18:01 Arctic Council meeting of Environment Ministers ends with talks about future cooperation
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