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Yamal LNG to Order 16 New Gas Carriers – Report

MOSCOW, April 23 (Reuters) – The Yamal LNG project in Russia’s Arctic has chosen Russian Sovcomflot, Japan’s Mitsui OSK and Canada’s Teekay LNG to build gas carriers worth $5 billion, [...] The post Yamal LNG to Order 16 New Gas Carriers – Report appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Putin Wants Beefed-up Presence in the Arctic

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia should step up its presence in the Arctic and challenge other nations in exploring the world's largest untapped natural reserves,

Prints charming: the 3D Lumia case designer

Taking inspiration from the Nokia Lumia 1520 and wintery arctic conditions, this Marrakech-based product designer has created something unique and now wants to give it...

Unloading from Gazprom’s Prirazlomnoye [IMAGES]

The super ice-class (Arc6) double- hulled tanker Mikhail Ulyanov arrived last week at the Prirazlomnaye arctic production platform to take on a 70,000 ton load of crude oil.  The order to [...] The post Unloading from Gazprom’s Prirazlomnoye [IMAGES] appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

The Global Warming Apocalypses That Didn't Happen

Richard W. Rahn “The Arctic Ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer, and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters, and explorers all point to a radical change in climate conditions and hitherto unheard-of temperatures in the Arctic zone. Show More Summary

Arctic Energy Exploration Efforts Heat Up

Oil and gas—and also mining—are the drivers today propelling Arctic maritime operations and the construction of new vessels able to operate in extreme latitudes.

Mummies!

The Mysterious “Accidental Mummies” of Medieval Siberia Russian archaeologists are once again digging at Zeleniy Yar, a remote excavation site near the Arctic circle. This same site produced nearly a dozen extraordinary mummies a few years ago — including unintentionally preserved corpses wearing copper masks. The researchers are now hoping to learn more about this mysterious [...]

Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Covers Esquire UK, Talks Being a Frontman

How the Arctic Monkeys Saved Rock ‘n’ Roll–Photographed by Simon Emmett, Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner covers the May issue of Esquire UK to promote the band’s latest album, AM. Asked about what you need to be a great frontman, Turner suggests, “Certainly, in this day and age, a sense of humour. Show More Summary

New Conept Under Test: Arctic Drillship

When Ulstein Sea of Solutions (USOS) took part in a concept design competition for an arctic drillship, MARIN was asked to investigate the concept variations. USOS

Arctic Sea Ice Update: The Melt Is on, How Low Will It Go?

NASA Blue Marble view of Arctic sea ice on March 21, 2014 when it reached its maximum extent. (NSIDC) Arctic sea ice began its annual meltdown March 21. Each September in recent years, Arctic sea ice becomes news. Why September? It's...Show More Summary

How To Get A Topless Mazda Miata To The Arctic Circle Without Freezing

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Mazda Miata turned 25 this year. And instead of taking it to the beach for a relaxing vacation, the guys at Zoom Zoom Mag took an NA Miata to the Arctic Circle with the top down. They did not freeze their balls off. This is how. Read more...

Hear This: Arctic Flowers takes punk to a dark place with “Magdalene”

In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. I’m not entirely sure what Alex Carroccio is singing about in “Magdalene,” the driving, downcast opening track of Arctic Flower’s new album Weaver. Show More Summary

Russia’s Arctic Prize Won’t Be as Big as Many Think

While much has been made about the Arctic energy frontier – with headlines about how Russia is “beating” the U.S. in Arctic oil development – Russia’s Arctic prize won’t be as big as many think.

The Grand Cardinal Cross of 2014 Explained: Transformation & Challenge

4 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Private Moon series – “Two Moons” arctic 2010   We all know that a snake must shed its skin in order to grow, in order to live. Life requires growth and growth requires change, it’s that simple. But what do … The post The Grand Cardinal Cross of 2014 Explained: Transformation & Challenge appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Gazprom Ships First Arctic Oil from Controversial Prirazlomnoye Platform

  By Alexei Anishchuk NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia, April 18 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin hailed Russia’s first shipment of Arctic offshore oil on Friday, saying the platform decried by environmentalists will [...] The post Gazprom Ships First Arctic Oil from Controversial Prirazlomnoye Platform appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Russia Ships First Oil From Offshore Arctic Platform

President Vladimir Putin hailed Russia's first shipment of Arctic offshore oil on Friday, saying the platform decried by environmentalists will help Moscow expand its global energy markets share.

Havyard to Build Hybrid Battery Arctic PSV

Norway's Havyard says it has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF. The vessel is to be

Mike Horn Announces North-South Polar Circumnavigation

As if solo circumnavigating the earth via the equator, a 27 month solo trek along the arctic circle, or hiking to the north pole in the dead of winter wasn’t [...] The post Mike Horn Announces North-South Polar Circumnavigation appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

How to Catch Pelts In Canada's Snowy Northwest Territories

You’d think snowmobiling to the Arctic Circle solely to pick up a few bags of dead animals sounds like a frigid Hell on Earth, but it’s actually quite enjoyable. Every year, wildlife officers in Canada's Northwest Territories—the province that abuts Alaska, do just that, and this year I was lucky enough to tag along. Show More Summary

Bring on the sanctions

The LNG carrier, a tank ship designed for transporting liquefied natural gas, "Arctic Voyager" sets sail in the port of Rotterdam ONE of the latest additions to the Netherlands’ ever-growing land mass, the Gate liquefied natural gasShow More Summary

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