Norway to open new rescue base in Arctic to deal with rising ship traffic

Search-and-rescue efforts in the European Arctic will with the new helicopter base be strengthened as industry, tourism and military all

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Long format – Rescue services in Arctic Norway not ready for Svalbard cruise boom

“We will never be able to have a 100 percent rescue preparedness around Svalbard,” says Bent-Ove Jamtli, Director of the

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The Viking Sky incident – A wake-up call for the Arctic cruise industry?

When the Viking Sky, with 1,373 people on board, sent out a mayday Saturday afternoon after engine trouble stranded the

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GPS jamming jeopardizing public safety in Arctic Norway

Both police and rescue services in Northern Norway are deeply worried as GPS signals are interrupted. Public safety and life

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Rapid climate change requires stepped up Arctic coast guard co-operation: Canadian expert

While rapid climate change is opening up growing portions of the Arctic to more ship traffic and economic activity, it’s

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