The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell further on Wednesday, dragged down by decreasing panamax rates.
Fellas of the Baltic Seastaken by Remo Savisaar How does Remo Savisaar get these shots? He is a genius at nature photography.
Exports of Russian crude oil blend Urals will rise sharply in January from the Baltic Sea ports on the back of a government decision to cut export duties, a preliminary
LONDON — Biologists in Scotland were struck by an unusual discovery this week: ice pancakes the size of dinner plates floating on the River Dee More common to the Antarctic or Baltic Seas, they need rare conditions to form, and this is the first time they've been found on the UK river. Show More Summary
Russia's air force commander on Tuesday accused the United States and its NATO allies of provoking confrontation over the Baltic Sea by sending spy planes near the Russian border "practically every day."
Things are not looking good over the Baltic Sea. Poland has announced that Russian naval and air force activity in the Baltic Sea region is "unprecedented," with Sweden being the most affected country, which have resulted in numerous close encounters. According to the BBC, these are some of the incidents we know about: Read more...
As Russian jets staged a blitz of the Baltic Sea, sending NATO fighters into the skies to intercept 13 Russian aircraft Sunday and 28 more Monday, the allied pilots were able to capture dramatic video of their confrontations with the Russians. Show More Summary
In Top-Gun-esque imagery, NATO has released video of a Dutch Air-Force F-16 fighter engaging with numerous Russian planes (more than 30!) including fighter and transport aircraft, over the Baltic Sea. This was filmed this last weekend as activity, according to NATO, continues to increase. Just one of many... as "incidents" surge...
Russian long-range bomber planes flew just off the northwest coast of Canada on Monday, the same day that 28 Russian jets and bomber planes were intercepted over the Baltic Sea. Canadian F-18 Hornet fighters were among the NATO jets that intercepted those planes over the Baltic. Show More Summary
Russian military activity in an exclave wedged between two NATO member states has the Lithuanian military on high alert, according to The Lithuania Tribune. Kaliningrad is located between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic Sea coast, and was annexed by Russia from Germany at the end of World War II. Show More Summary
Russian jets flying over the Baltic Sea dangerously close to the border of NATO ally Latvia were intercepted and run off by NATO fighter planes in three separate incidents reported by Latvia’s military Sunday. The encounters were just...Show More Summary
The lower levels of the Baltic Sea in northeast Europe have little oxygen (eutrophic) and efforts to raise sea oxygen by lowering sewage run-off and fertilizer run-off seem to be getting blocked by warming water. Of course, if the sewage run-off hadn't been reduced the oxygen levels would be lower still. Show More Summary
Some 40 million years ago around the Baltic Sea coast, an insect-killing plant was busy trapping bugs. Its leaves, about as long as a pencil eraser, eventually fell into sticky sap, which hardened to amber and stayed there until miners scooped it up, cut it with a dental drill, polished it up...
Despite extensive measures to protect the Baltic Sea from anthropogenic activities since the late 1980s, oxygen concentrations continue to decrease. Rising temperatures in the bottom water layers could be the reason for the oxygen decline. A new paper reports on the first comprehensive analysis of measurement data from the Boknis Eck time series station.
In a continuation of provocative stunts, NATO F-16s were scrambled to intercept a Russian Su-27 fighter jet over the Baltic Sea on Monday. The Russian fighter plane was intercepted by NATO Baltic Air Policing F-16s, intended to be scrambled quickly, as it approached Latvian territorial waters. Show More Summary
The original building, constructed during World War II in Puck Bay, was used as a watch tower and research facility that developed torpedoes, but became abandoned shortly after. With its unique location, and accessibility only by boat, MFRMGR saw the station
A Russian spy plane was intercepted Saturday by NATO fighter jets over the Baltic sea Saturday — the second time this week that NATO fighters scrambled to drive away a Soviet-era Russian Ilyushin IL-20, a turbo-prop powered surveillance aircraft. Show More Summary