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What does the sudden closure of Canada's only Arctic deepwater port mean for Arctic shipping?

Arctic shipping is not off to a good start this season.

On July 25, the privately owned management company, Omnitrax, announced that it was shutting down the Port of Churchill, giving some 40 workers the dreaded two-week notice. 1,558 more words


NORWAY (Part 2) - June 2011

Shades of Russian Grey

After several picturesque ports along the Norwegian coast, our vessel docked in the Russian port of Murmansk.

Reputedly the largest city north of the Arctic Circle, Murmansk is set amongst a beautiful natural landscape which includes a deep harbour and wooded hills which roll away to the south. 1,603 more words

Travel Writing

Muslimiinta Magaalo 24-ka Saacadood Aanay Qoraxdu Ka Dhicin Ku Soomaya

Bisha Barakaysan ee Ramadaan ayaa sanadkan ku soo beegantay xili dunida inteeda badani ku jirto, wakhtiga xagaaga ee ugu kulul saacadaha maalintuna ugu badan yihiin, oo ah wakhti qoraxdu u iilato waqooyiga dunida. 206 more words

Warar Iyo Dhacdooyin

Saint God

We had a seven hour difference between us – them in Tel Aviv and myself in Boston. Tim and I had been corresponding for a couple of weeks trying to decide when we could find some time to talk in a chain of emails titled “Privet! 2,986 more words

Hawker Hurricane IIA Z2389 "XR-J" at Brooklands Museum

A collection of pictures of Hawker Hurricane IIA Z2389 “XR-J” on display at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey.

All photos were taken on April 5th 2016… 214 more words