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Germany's new Laser Weapon Demonstrator Makes Progress

MBDA Germany has edged closer to fielding a new deployable laser weapon system (LWS) following a series of day/night all-weather trials.Conducted at the Bundeswehr's military training ground at Putlos on the Baltic Sea from 4-14 October,...Show More Summary

Finland finds H5 bird flu in wild birds in Aland islands

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland has detected H5 bird flu in wild birds in Aland islands, Baltic Sea, Finnish Food Safety Authority said on Thursday.

EnScrub’s Sea Trials Completed

EnSolve Biosystems said it has completed sea trials of its EnScrub SOx Scrubber Water Treatment System onboard a vessel operating in the Baltic Region. The EnScrub system was installed in April 2016 and the DNV certification testing that was…

The world's cheapest offshore wind farm is coming to Scandinavia

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall will soon begin building the largest offshore wind farm in Scandinavia – the 600 MW Danish Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea. When it's complete, the project will produce the cheapest offshore wind powerShow More Summary

Vattenfall Wins Rights To Build Largest Nordic Wind Farm, Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm Yet

Swedish power company Vattenfall has announced it has won the rights to build the largest wind farm in the Nordics, the Danish Kriegers Flak, a 600 MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. Vattenfall Wins Rights To Build Largest Nordic...Show More Summary

Moving Sand Dunes in Smo?dzino, Poland

For thousands of years, the sand dunes in northwestern Poland have been moving. At an average rate of 10 meters (32 feet) per year, the dunes at S?owinski National Park are blown by the volatile winds coming off the Baltic Sea that push...Show More Summary

Effects of ocean acidification on pelagic carbon fluxes in a mesocosm experiment (update)

About a quarter of anthropogenic CO2 emissions are currently taken up by the oceans, decreasing seawater pH. We performed a mesocosm experiment in the Baltic Sea in order to investigate the consequences of increasing CO2 levels on pelagic carbon fluxes. A gradient of different CO2 scenarios, ranging from ambient (????370?µatm) to high (????1200?µatm), were set […]

Who is Afraid of Nord Stream 2?

Nord Stream 2, the new gas pipeline that Gazprom is planning to build from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany, has been criticised for reducing Europe’s diversification of energy sources and energy security. But according to Energy Post’s editor in chief Karel Beckman, the EU should welcome the pipeline, despite deteriorating relations with Russia.

Lithuanian advice manual for Russian invasion

The Berlin Wall fell some 27 years ago. Now the situation around the Baltic Sea seems to turn to the worse again. As a reply Lithuania – a NATO member since 2004 – just updated their civil defense booklet, with clear information to citizens what they should do in if there’s an invasion. Show More Summary

World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker Enters Service in Baltic Sea

The world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker entered service Tuesday commencing a contract with the Finnish Transport Agency providing icebreaking, vessel assistance, and oil spill response services in the Baltic Sea.  The Polaris was delivered...Show More Summary

Toru? Gingerbread Museum in Toru?, Poland

The art of making gingerbread has it’s origins in the Germanic societies of the Baltic seas, making it one of the oldest traditional baked goods in Europe. In the 13th century, as trade routes spread through Europe to Asia and the Middle...Show More Summary

The Dead Dunes in Pervalka, Lithuania

Built by winds and sea currents, the Curonian Spit is a ribbon of sand separating the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. The barrier bar has been designated a national park by both Lithuania and Russia. As a protected area within a...Show More Summary

Bubble Trouble: Russia’s A2/AD Capabilities

Russia's A2/AD "bubbles" around the Baltics, the Black Sea, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arctic could dramatically constraint NATO's freedom of movement. The post Bubble Trouble: Russia’s A2/AD Capabilities appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

The U.S. Navy in an Irregular Baltic Conflict: Seapower’s Role in Countering Russian Hybrid Warfare

Joshua Tallis Security, Russia Sea power is difficult, though not impossible, to bring to bear in an unconventional Baltic contingency. Editor’s Note: The article below is derived from a forthcoming CNA report. The paper, tentatively...Show More Summary

Europe’s Ocean Wind Boom

For European Wind Industry, Offshore Projects Are Booming; As Europe’s wind energy production rises dramatically, offshore turbines are proliferating from the Irish Sea to the Baltic Sea. It’s all part of the European Union’s strongShow More Summary

Millennials okay if America becomes like Russia or China

As Vladimir Putin continues to flex his communist muscles in the Baltic states as he aggressively works to rebuild the former Soviet Union, and China moves ever closer to seizing complete control of the South China Sea with the construction...Show More Summary

Chef’s Night Out: Kadeau

What’s the ideal way to get from the island of Bornholm—in the Baltic Sea—to Copenhagen? Answer: By jumping in a big van with four chefs who are armed with a crate of natural wine and a lunchbox full of smoked herring. Then, you make an akvavit-fueled pitstop in an idyllic forest setting before ending up […]

Baltic Wagner: Kristjan Järvi and the Baltic Sea Philharmonic

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Wagner/de Vlieger Wagner's Ring: An orchestral adventure; Baltic Sea Philharmonic Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi; Sony Classical Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Oct 6 2016 Star rating: 3.5 Exciting orchestral Wagner from Kristjan Järvi's new young ensemble This new disc on Sony Classical showcases Kristjan Järvi's new ensemble the Baltic Sea Philharmonic. Show More Summary

European leaders chafe at Russia over Aleppo bombing

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Russia deployed nuclear capable missiles to its Kaliningrad garrison in the Baltic Sea.        

NATO Scrambles Jets 20 Times in a Week Over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Russian air force drills in the Baltic Sea have prompted NATO fighter jets to be scrambled 20 times in a week, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense announced on Monday. Among the Russian aircraft intercepted last week were numerous supersonic Su-27 fighter jets, as well as Ilyushin and Antonov military planes. Show More Summary

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