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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's Xuelong ice-breaker docks in Shanghai after Arctic voyage

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 03:50pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A Chinese icebreaker has docked at Shanghai after becoming the first Chinese vessel to cross the Arctic Ocean. The landmark trip is part of Beijing’s efforts to expand its presence in the Arctic region as melting icecaps accelerate the opening of new shipping routes and the exploration of oil, gas and mineral deposits. The official Xinhua news agency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1048610/chinas-xuelong-ice-breaker-docks-shanghai-after-arctic-voyage
  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Marine insurers warn of Arctic route risks

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:47am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Lack of search and rescue capacity in remote region a key concern Marine insurers warn of Arctic route risks Maritime insurers have warned of potential catastrophic risks facing cargo ships sailing Arctic routes owing to a lack of infrastructure in the area, as interest mounts in the Northern Sea Route as an option for vessels transporting cargo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1599107/marine-insurers-warn-arctic-route-risks
  3. News - China - MEDIA

    Canada bans Chinese state reporters from PM's Arctic tour over 'aggressive' behaviour

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 07:33pm by AP

    ... journalists with China’s official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper from joining Prime Minister Stephen Harper on an Arctic trip, prompting complaints by Chinese reporters who say ... and the Xinhua News Agency travel with Harper stems from an incident during last year’s trip to the Arctic, when Li Xuejiang of the People’s Daily pushed former Harper spokeswoman Julie Vaux after she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580079/canada-bans-chinese-state-reporters-pms-arctic-tour-over-previous
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Exxon, Rosneft in joint Arctic oil project despite sanctions on Russia

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Exxon, Rosneft proceed with drilling in US$700 million Arctic venture Oil project starts despite sanctions US oil giant Exxon Mobil began drilling for oil in the Russian Arctic yesterday with local partner Rosneft, despite sanctions imposed on the Russian company by Washington over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the US$700 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570090/exxon-rosneft-joint-arctic-oil-project-despite-sanctions-russia
  5. Business - Commodities - TRANSPORT

    Melting Arctic ice paves the way for South Korean oil hub

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore and Seoul Country eyes role as storage centre in regionas melting Arctic ice opens up trading route from Europe to Asia Melting ice paves way for Korean oil hub Melting Arctic ice is widening a path for ships to deliver European oil to Asia, stoking South Korea's ambition to become a regional storage and trading hub. Korea, whose proximity to China, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1558456/melting-arctic-ice-paves-way-south-korean-oil-hub
  6. News - World - EXPLORATION

    Wreck from Franklin Northwest Passage expedition is HMS Erebus

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Vessel identified as Franklin's command ship on ill-fated quest for Northwest Passage Shipwreck found in Arctic is HMS Erebus Experts have identified a shipwreck uncovered in the Arctic last month as the HMS Erebus, the ship British Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin was probably sailing on when it vanished with another vessel 170 years ago, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1608006/wreck-franklin-northwest-passage-expedition-hms-erebus
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Dutch police halt Greenpeace bid to block Russian oil shipment from Arctic

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:23am by VARIOUS

    ... and ended environmentalists' attempts to block a Russian tanker carrying oil from the Arctic Ocean from mooring at Rotterdam Port. In all, 31 activists were detained. Before the Mikhail Ulyanov was able to dock safely, activists painted "No Arctic Oil" in white letters on its hull, and Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior blocked its passage, flying the same slogan on a banner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502131/dutch-police-halt-greenpeace-bid-block-russian-oil-shipment-arctic
  8. News - China Insider - ARCTIC

    China gets chance to buy first foothold in Arctic as Norwegian land plot goes on sale

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 07:04pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... for the rare Arctic property. “China has expressed an interest in the resources and shipping lanes of the Arctic,” said Willy Østreng, president of the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research. ... in the Arctic, Chinese academics have described the country as a “near-Arctic” state and interest in the North Pole region has also been growing among government agencies. The Chinese Arctic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1500823/china-gets-chance-buy-first-foothold-arctic
  9. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Exxon's Arctic oil drilling plans threatened by US sanctions on Russia

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Moscow Sanctions threaten Exxon's Arctic dream ExxonMobil's dream of drilling in the Russian Arctic may risk running aground on the politics of Ukraine. The company plans to start drilling in August in the Arctic's remote Kara Sea in August- the centrepiece of Exxon's global alliance with Russian state-controlled Rosneft. The partnership, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1500359/exxons-arctic-oil-drilling-plans-threatened-us-sanctions-russia
  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China can influence Arctic Council agenda: Danish minister Lidegaard

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:39am by Teddy Ng

    ... 'can influence Arctic Council agenda' China could influence the formulation of a multilateral framework on the development of the Arctic as it increased its presence in the region, a senior Danish official said. Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard said negotiations concerning the development of the Arctic would mainly be directed by countries that hold territory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1497936/china-can-influence-arctic-council-agenda-danish-minister-lidegaard

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