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Russian icebreaker Vladimir Ignatyuk in the McMurdo Sound in Antarctica. Credit: National Science Foundation

Russia plans to launch five satellites between 2018 and 2022 to establish a “comprehensive communications system” for the Northern Sea Route (NSR).

These new sate...

Hansa- Valparaiso takes Northern Sea Route credit Hansa Heavy Lift (2) (1). Caption: The Russian government seeks to maintain control of safe shipping operations on the Northern Sea Route. Credit: Hansa Heavy Lift.

Ship safety on the Northern Sea Route (NSR) should stay...

Ships sail on the Caspian Sea, Bautino Bay, southwest Kazakhstan. Credit: ENKA

Kazakhstan’s parliament has ratified UN protocol to ensure the safety and security of ships under the Kazakhstan flag on the high seas as the country targets to expand cargo flows between its...

The Russian icebreaker Yamal, Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent and the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea rendezvous near the North Pole. USCG 

The new generation of Russian nuclear icebreakers under the Lider project will “change the face of shipping on the Northern...

An artist’s impression of the monster nuclear powered Lider-class ice-breaker. Credit: Oaoosk.ru

The ships will be able to break ice up to twice as thick as traditional icebreakers, opening up routes previously considered unsafe

The new generation of Russian nuclear ice-...

The Sea of Azov is linked by the narrow Strait of Kerch to the Black Sea. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch 5053767

Ukraine will invest USD191 million to improve the safety of shipping in the Azov-Black Sea Basin with the purchase of new rescue, coastal guard, and other auxili...

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