A view towards to the coast from Nome, Alaska. The community is one of the possible sites of a proposed American Arctic port. (US Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric J. Chandler / AP)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release a feasibility study on an Arctic port in early March, according to Corps spokeswoman Lorraine Cordova. Listen to the full report by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage.
https://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2014/01/ann-20140103-01.mp3 Related Links:
Canada: Is Barents transport plan a model for the North American Arctic?, Eye on the Arctic
Denmark: Danish shipper plans more Arctic trips, The Canadian Press
Finland: Offshore ops pay better than Baltic icebreaking, Yle News
Norway: Norwegian company looks to Alaska for Arctic shipping port, Alaska Dispatch
Russia: New port in Murmansk, Russia slated for coal exports, Blog by Mia Bennett