Tagged: Norwegian Coast Guard

The Search for Amundsen: Mission Almost Complete

The search for Roald Amundsen and the “Latham 47” to the north of Bear Island (Bjørnøya), in the Barents sea, is in full swing. The search team reports that a number of interesting objects have already...

Oil spill ”first aid kit” on Coast Guard vessel

  Acknowledging the increased risk for oil spills in Arctic waters, Norwegian authorities have decided to equip the Coast Guard vessel “Svalbard” with oil protection equipment. The equipment includes a 300 meter oil boom,...

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...