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Anniversary of a Milestone Voyage Highlights Call for HFO Ban

Blog Post | September 24, 2014 | Kevin Harun
First published in Ship & Bunker Forty-five years ago, just two months after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, another historic exploration milestone took place in Alaska. The icebreaking...

Polar Code: U.S. Should Lead HFO Ban

Blog Post | August 18, 2014 | Kevin Harun
Op-Ed first published in The Maritime Executive Former U.S. Coast Guard commandant Admiral Robert Papp is visiting Alaska for the first time in his new capacity as the U.S....

Did We Learn Anything from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?

Blog Post | March 27, 2014 | Kevin Harun
This year’s traditional Iditarod dog sled race began, as usual, with great excitement along the snowy streets of my hometown, Anchorage, Alaska. Dogs yelped and cried, straining their harnesses,...

Creating a Strong Polar Code Is Our Priority

Blog Post | March 3, 2014 | Kevin Harun
We all know climate change is having a huge impact here in the northland – and with it the Arctic Ocean is changing rapidly. Arctic sea ice is disappearing...

Frozen Future: Shell's Ongoing Gamble in the U.S. Arctic

Press Release | February 25, 2014
A new report, published by BankTrack members Greenpeace, Platform, and Pacific Environment, along with ShareAction, Oil Change International and Oceana, examines the risks to shareholder value from Royal...

Shell Abandons Plan for Drilling in Arctic Seas

Blog Post | January 31, 2014 | Alex Levinson
Yesterday, the CEO of Shell Oil announced sharply lower earnings and canceled plans to try to drill in Arctic seas off the coast of Alaska.  While couched in terms...