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The Cold Sell: Why Tech Startups Are Pitching From an Ice Hole in Finland

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Polar Bear Pitching has 10,000 euro to give to the startup that can convince them while standing in a patch of the Baltic Sea.

Baltic Index Rises on Broad Demand

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Friday on stronger demand across all vessel segments. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels…

Allseas Bags Nord Stream 2 Project Contract

Following an international tender process, Nord Stream 2 AG have awarded a contract for offshore pipelay of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea to Allseas. The company will undertake offshore pipelay works for both lines in 2018 and 2019.

Nightclubs, Siren Songs, and Man-Eating Mermaids

Britt Ashley Dahlia Grossman-Heinze Two man-eating mermaid sisters rise singing from the depths of the Baltic Sea to perform in a surreal nightclub and devour men. The idea that anyone could resist that plot summary boggles the mind....Show More Summary

Higher Shipping Rates Boost Baltic Index

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Wednesday due to strengthening rates across all vessel segments. The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels…

Baltic Dry Index Up for Fifth Straight Session to 778

Feb 21 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Tuesday for a fifth straight session on higher rates for capesizes and smaller vessel segments. The overall...Show More Summary

Russia's Baltic Sea Pipeline Scares The Life Out Of Ukraine

Russia wants to build a Baltic Sea pipeline right besides another one that already exists. Despite opposition from Poland, Gazprom not backing down.

Ciliate and mesozooplankton community response to increasing CO2 levels in the Baltic Sea: insights from a large-scale mesocosm experiment (update)

Community approaches to investigating ocean acidification (OA) effects suggest a high tolerance of micro- and mesozooplankton to carbonate chemistry changes expected to occur within this century. Plankton communities in the coastal areas...Show More Summary

Climate changes may lead to more poisonous mercury in plankton

(Umea University) Global warming is expected to increase runoff and input of organic matter to aquatic ecosystems in large regions of the Northern hemisphere including the Baltic Sea. Research performed in Sweden is now indicating a sevenfold increase in poisonous methylmercury in zooplankton as a consequence. Show More Summary

BIOACID science portrait: Nicola Wannicke – “Cyanobacteria: winners of ocean acidification” (video, in German; English subtitles)

Nicola Wannicke, marine biologist at Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research in Warnemünde (IOW) investigates winners of ocean acidification: Cyanobacteria benefit from eutrophication as well as rises in temperature and carbon dioxide concentrations. Show More Summary

Four Looming Flashpoints Facing President Trump

last monthNews : Truthdig

By Michael T. Klare / TomDispatch North Korea, the South China Sea, the Baltic Sea region, and the Middle East are primed to explode early in the Trump presidency.

Lithuania fears a Russian invasion. Now, it wants to build a border fence.

last monthNews : BlogPost

After the Soviet Union sacrificed millions of lives to help defeat Nazi Germany, it received a token of gratitude from its allies: a chunk of territory surrounding the Prussian city of Konigsberg on the Baltic Sea. Now called Kaliningrad, the isolated and highly militarized Russian enclave of nearly 1 million people is provoking renewed fears […]

Neste to Supply Low-Sulfur Marine Fuel to Polferries

Neste and Polferries, a Polish company with a fleet of ferries operating on the Baltic Sea, have agreed on the delivery of low-sulfur marine fuel for the Nynäshamn-Gdansk route in 2017. "Polferries is an important new customer for us. This cooperation…

Aegean Marine Rolls out New Market in Rostock, Germany

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. has announced the launch of a new service center in Rostock, Germany that will serve all German Baltic Sea ports and Southern Scandinavian ports. The operations at Rostock will be managed by the existing team at OBAST Bunkering & Trading GmbH (OBAST)…

NATO: Russian Aircraft Intercepted 110 Times Above Baltic in 2016

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Russian military aircraft near the Baltic Sea were intercepted by NATO jets 110 times in 2016. The number of intercepts was lower than the 160 recorded in 2015 and the 140 in 2014, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement to Baltic news agency BNS. Show More Summary

McCain & Co Try to Stare Down Putin

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar traveled from the Baltic to the Black Sea confronting Putinand Trump. But will it matter?

Russia's Gazprom Starts Off 2017 Lobbying For New Baltic Sea Pipeline

Russia's natural gas giant developing new ways to avoid Ukraine as transit route into Europe.

Åtvidaberg Sun Cannon in Åtvidaberg, Sweden

Åtvidaberg is in southeast Sweden, about 30 miles from the Baltic Sea. It’s a small industrial town, once dominated by copper mining and manufacturing. Today the town is best known for three things: great fishing, fanatical football,...Show More Summary

Phytoplankton communities structured by carbon from land

EcoChange researcher Joanna Paczkowska has focused on the base of the food web, to figure out what climate change will do to the ecosystem along a north-south gradient in the Baltic Sea. She proves that carbon compounds originating from land have a great impact on the structure and function of the important phytoplankton communities. Show More Summary

Divers Discover Mysterious “Swedish Atlantis” In Baltic Sea

Seven years ago, a team of divers uncovered a set of ancient fishing traps off of the coast of Sweden. Radiocarbon dating confirmed the traps were built during the Mesolithic, or middle Stone Age period roughly 9,000 years ago. That discovery set in motion a full-scale excavation...

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