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Russia’s Rosatom to turn Arctic Sea Route into the new Suez with $7bn investment

PortandTerminal.com, November 23, 2019 Russian nuclear agency wants to capitalize on the potential of the Northern Sea Route through a huge newbuilding push. MOSCOW – Unlike CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, Nike, H&M and other Western progressive companies that have pledged to avoid the Northern Sea Route (NSR) due to environmental concerns, Rosatom has been officially tasked by the Russian government …

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Nike and Ocean Conservancy team up to protect the Arctic #LoveNike #BoycottDPWorld

PortandTerminal.com, October 25, 2019 “The dangers of trans-Arctic shipping routes outweigh all perceived benefits and we cannot ignore the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping on our ocean,” Nike BEAVERTON, OR – Nike and Ocean Conservancy are encouraging businesses to avoid shipping routes via the Arctic Ocean, with the launch of an ‘Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge.’ The sportswear …

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MSC joins other major lines and says “NO” to Northern Sea Route

PortandTerminal.com, October 17, 2019 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has become the latest industry major to announce it would not use the Arctic as a new shortcut between northern Europe and Asia GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – MSC has announced that it will not use the Northern Sea Route to ship containers between North Europe and Asia. With this move, MSC joins German …

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Some companies don’t care about the Arctic. We’re going to start calling them out

If any CMA CGM or Hapag-Lloyd managers are reading this, we would like to offer you one month’s free advertising on PortandTerminal.com as our small way of saying thank you for your courage. DP World? It’s going to cost you triple. PortandTerminal.com, October 6, 2019 MOSCOW – While some major shipping companies are outspokenly refusing to ship cargo through the …

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Hapag-Lloyd ships will not use Arctic Sea Routes

PortandTerminal.com, October 4, 2019 German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd will not use the Arctic shipping passages which are now open as the sea ice in the Arctic is melting. “Hapag-Lloyd does not use the Northwest Passage or the Northeast Passage as shipping routes right now, nor are there any plans to do so in the future,” Jörg Erdmann, Senior Director Sustainability at …

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Russia to turn remote Arctic village into shipment hub on Northern Sea Route

PortandTerminal.com, June 29, 2019 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree that will turn the remote Arctic settlement into a hub for shipments on the Northern Sea Route (MOSCOW, RUSSIA) – The population of Dikson, Russia’s most northerly port, has dwindled from 5,000 in the Soviet era to some 300 today. The development of shipping routes through the Russian …

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DP World moves north with Russia

PortandTerminal.com, June 7, 2019 The developers of the Northern Sea Route have teamed up with DP World to run ports that Russia plans to build along the northern sea route in the Arctic. In the past decade melting ice-sheets have opened up previously inaccessible Arctic shipping lanes. That has created an opportunity for Russia to disrupt the traditional Suez Canal …

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