Gazprom Neft, part of Russian oil and gas company Gazprom, announced launch of the world’s first ever digital Arctic-logistics management system, aiming to ensure uninterrupted year-round shipments of crude produced and to improve efficiency in logistics management.
The remote location of polar oceans, their vastness and dangerous environment raise significant challenges when gathering data and conducting science. However, advances in technology are providing new opportunities for data collection that go beyond what was possible even 20 years ago.
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association and drone company Saildrone will launch the first batch of 11 unmanned sailing vehicles these days, as part of NOAA’s expanding use of technologies to advance fisheries, weather and climate science.
The first use of an Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) to perform bathymetry for updating the US nautical charts for NOAA occurred in the Alaskan Arctic this summer.
Russian nuclear fleet celebrates its 55-th anniversary
Ship-mounted laser cannon designed for cutting ice
ABB has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first of 16 Yamal LNG carriers
A new platform supply vessel (PSV) to be built for operating in arctic conditions is to be designed and powered by Wärtsilä
Fednav recently became the first shipping company to employ drones, or Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), for ice reconnaissance on a commercial voyage
Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated that the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites may help solve communication challenges in the arctic.
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