Finland to design advanced icebreaker for Canada

March 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 2 (IANS) Aker Arctic Technology of Finland will be joining a team led by STX Canada Marine, to design the Canadian Coast Guard's future flagship, the CCGS John ... Read more...

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China to launch eight Antarctic, Arctic expeditions

September 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 25 (IANS) China plans to launch five Antarctic research expeditions and another three to the Arctic from 2011 to 2015, said an official Sunday.China will launch the 28th ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melting: Russian meteorologists

August 7th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Arctic is getting warmer at a fast pace with the Russian Arctic sector's ice areas reducing to "historically low levels", the Russian meteorological bureau has ... Read more...

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Passenger ships freed from Baltic sea ice

March 5th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 5 (IANS) Passenger ships stuck in Baltic Sea ice off Sweden have been freed, an official said Friday. The Amorella, with 753 passengers and 190 crewmembers on board, was released from ... Read more...

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