The southern half of the Barents Sea, including the ports of Murmansk (Russia) and Vardø (Norway) remain ice-free year round due to the warm North Atlantic drift. In September, the entire Barents Sea is more or less completely ice-free. Until the Winter War (1939–40), Finland's territory also reached to the Barents Sea, with the harbor at Petsamo being Finland's only ice-free winter harbor.
This image shows a Zircon hypersonic cruise missile being launched by the Gorshkov from the Barents Sea on May 28, 2022 ... a test launch of the nuclear-capable cutting-edge Zircon missiles into the Barents Sea, hitting a target 620 miles away in the White Sea, the Kremlin claimed.
In terms of the bottom of the sea, she added, “that means whatever oil or gas or ...Norway, one of Europe’s largest oil and gas producers, announced on Tuesday it planned to offer a record number of oil exploration blocks in the Barents Sea in the Arctic, according to Reuters.
Norway, the current largest gas provider to Europe and a significant exporter of petroleum, announced on Tuesday that it plans to offer 78 blocks in the Barents Sea ... The proposal includes additional areas in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea ... part of the southern Barents Sea.
All of its cod, haddock and plaice are caught from government monitored areas in the Barents Sea and Norwegian Sea where over-fishing is carefully monitored ... All of its cod, haddock and plaice are caught from government monitored areas in the Barents Sea and Norwegian Sea where over-fishing is carefully monitored.
All of Aker BP’s projects are in the North Sea, except for Skarv Satellites and Graasel. Equinor follows by operating 11 projects, including Breidablikk, Irpa, Halten East, the electrification of the Njord field, and prolonging the lifetime of the Snohvit gas field in the Barents Sea through its ‘future’ project.
... 25 miles overnight, outflanking the retreating Germans and cutting their rear communications with Rostov and the Black Sea coast ... Between January 1 and 15 our warships in the Barents Sea have sunk nine enemy transports and one coastguard vessel of a total tonnage of 51,000.
Norway's energy ministry has proposed putting 92 new offshore oil and gas blocks on offer in its next licensing round for mature areas, 78 of them in the Barents Sea and the rest in the Norwegian Sea ... were in the North Sea, 16 in the Norwegian Sea and just two in the Barents Sea.
To carry out the study, data acquired from more than 20,000 trawl surveys in the Norwegian and Barents Seas between 1994 and 2020 were analyzed. "In 1994, an average of 8 fish species were caught in each trawl in the Norwegian and Barents Seas, while in 2020 the number rises to more than 13, which represents an increase of 66%.