Germany flips switch on Baltic Sea’s biggest wind park

Business 04/16/19, 08:42

Germany has officially switched on the biggest offshore wind park in the Baltic Sea, which will supply some 400,000 households with electricity.The Arkona facility about 35 kilometers (22 miles) northeast of Germany's Baltic island of Ruegen went online Tuesday. It is operated by German utility company Eon and Norwegian energy ...

Russian fighter escorts US intelligence plane over Baltic

Europe 03/07/19, 09:13

The Russian military says it scrambled a fighter jet to escort a U.S. intelligence plane over the Baltic Sea.The Defense Ministry did not say when the incident happened as it released a video shot from the Su-27 fighter's cockpit as it was approaching the U.S. RC-135 aircraft. It added Thursday ...

Icebreaker tests out oil spill recovery system

Europe 10/03/18, 04:56

A Finnish icebreaker has conducted an oil spill response exercise in the Baltic Sea, testing a new, inbuilt oil recovery system — a first for an icebreaker.The vessel, Polaris, can collect 1,400 cubic meters (49,000 cubic feet) of oil, even in harsh and icy weather conditions. The Polaris operates mainly ...

Update: Crew of stranded ferry working to fix engine

Europe 10/02/18, 10:45

The Latest on stranded ferry in the Baltic Sea (all times local):4:30 p.m.A spokesman for Russia's Federal Agency for Sea and River Transport says that the crew of a stranded ferry in the Baltic Sea with about 300 people onboard is trying to make one of the ship's malfunctioning engines ...

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