Tagged: Bjørnøya

Hunt is on for polar explorer Amundsen’s seaplane

On Aug. 25 Norway’s navy set sail for the Barents Sea to track down the missing plane used by legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen, who disappeared 81 years ago and hopefully resolve one of the...

Captain was drinking on duty

The captain and mate of the vessel ”Petrozavodsk”, the Russian freezer ship that Monday ran aground by the coast of the Bear Island in the Barents Sea, are both charged for breaking the Maritime...

Seabirds dead after oil spill in the Barents Sea

Dead and injured seabirds have been found near “Petrozavodsk”, the Russian freezer ship that yesterday ran aground by the coast of the Bear Island in the Barents Sea. By Barentsobserver.com The Norwegian Directorate for...