Latest Baltic Sea News

Poland PM: Foreign divers near key port posed no threat

Jan. 20, 2023 05:50 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister and a senior security official say that foreign divers rescued from near a key port where they had no authorisation to be posed no threat to vital infrastructure or public safety. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki made the statement late...

Review: Thief forced to steal a vital U.S. defense secret

Dec. 05, 2022 11:47 AM EST

“Three-Edged Sword,” by Jeff Lindsay (Dutton) After the Cold War, former Soviet spy Ivo Balodis built himself a fortress in an abandoned missile site on an island in the Baltic Sea. There, he has continued to deal in secrets — but for profit instead of for country. ...

German gas importer Uniper seeks damages from Gazprom

Nov. 30, 2022 10:14 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German energy company Uniper said Wednesday it's suing Gazprom for damages over natural gas that hasn't been delivered since June, when the Russian supplier started reducing amounts to Germany. Gas importer Uniper said it has initiated proceedings against Gazprom...

First floating LNG terminal arrives at German port

Nov. 23, 2022 09:00 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The first of several ships that will serve as floating terminals to receive liquefied natural gas imports in Germany arrived Wednesday off the Baltic Sea port of Mukran. In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Germany has scrambled to secure alternative sources...

Sweden: Traces of explosives found at Baltic Sea pipelines

Nov. 18, 2022 08:35 AM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — Investigators found traces of explosives at the Baltic Sea site where two natural gas pipelines were damaged in an act of “gross sabotage,” the prosecutor leading Sweden's preliminary investigation said Friday. Mats Ljungqvist of the Swedish Prosecution...