Arctic oil | Arctic sea routes could ease Malacca Strait security issue

Arctic sea routes could ease Malacca Strait security issue

Oil and gas imports via Northern Sea Route would bypass the strategic choke point between Indonesia and Malaysia – but environmental threat looms

A convoy of ships follows an ice breaker on the Arctic's Northern Sea Route. Photo: iStock
A convoy of ships follows an ice breaker on the Arctic's Northern Sea Route. Photo: iStock