UiT is visiting Ny-Ålesund to test their unmanned surface vehicle (USV). The video shows the USV in Kongsfjorden near Kongsvegen glacier. The crew is on board Kings Bay’s MS Teisten.
Refurbishment inside the museum cabin was completed in 2019. These days, the exterior work is being completed. An extra coat of paint and the «skirt» complete the cabin.
When you are in Ny-Ålesund, a visit to this cabin is recommended. You will find original packaging from the fifties, furnitures, toys, some clothing and shoes all from when families used to live in the cottage.
Have you heard: If you give a kiss to the statue of Amundsen you will get to return to Ny-Ålesund. Our ministry of Justice and Public Security and her delegation had heatd about this and wanted to try this out. Time will tell if she will return to Ny-Ålesund and prove the statement.
Norway’s Minister for climate and environment, Sveinung Rotevatn, visited Ny-Ålesund from the 28th to the 29th of June to officially open the renovated Service Building. Servicebygget is the most central building in Ny-Ålesund. the building contains the offices and reception of Kings Bay, as well as a kitchen, dining hall, laundry and common areas for all residents and researchers in Ny-ålesund. During his stay, minister Rotevatn also had the opportunity to join a boat trip on Kongsfjorden.
Rolf Hanoa completed a nice city walk with an interested group. The audience enjoyed themselves and received good guidance, and stories about how things ere in earlier times.