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VERYSLOWLYTHROUGHTHENORTHWESTPASSAGE

VERYSLOWLYTHROUGHTHENORTHWESTPASSAGE

20 August 2014 » Uncategorized

It has been some weeks now with waiting and going and waiting and going for our Tug Tandberg Polar and Barge Jensen heading for Cambridge Bay in the middle of […]


HEADING ON

HEADING ON

31 July 2014 » Uncategorized

STAYING COOL To sit and watch ice melt can be quite a challenge for a bunch of eager, restless Norwegians, but as days pass by we end up filling our […]


WAITING

WAITING

20 July 2014 » Uncategorized

Tug Tandberg Polar and barge Jensen has now settled in for a little wait up the coast of Greenland, more precise in Aasiaat inside Disco island. From here we will […]


GREENLAND CALLING

GREENLAND CALLING

13 July 2014 » Uncategorized

THE ATLANTIC CROSSING The Maud Returns Home Expedition 2014 has now arrived Nuuk on the west coast of Greenland 17 days after we departed Farsund on the south coast of […]


FOLLOW US

FOLLOW US

2 July 2014 » Uncategorized

A little update – not from Jan this time, but from Marit – his daughter, who is in charge of updating the outer world on how things are going with […]


NO SKJÆR VI LAUS – OFF WE GO

NO SKJÆR VI LAUS – OFF WE GO

24 June 2014 » Uncategorized

After weeks running around ourself and everyone else we can finally feel that gentle move of the sea under our feet. Its been some busy weeks and months now with […]


NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS

NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS

31 May 2014 » Uncategorized

LAST PREPARATIONS A busy schedule preparing our departure has made our web-page suffer these days, but it only means we are hands full preparing and loading our tug and barge […]


I WILL FLY AWAY

I WILL FLY AWAY

26 February 2014 » Uncategorized

At 4 oclock in the afternoon on the 18th of June 1928 Roald Amundsen took off with Latham 47 from Tromsø on a rescue mission to find the Zeppelin crew […]


MAUD RETURNS HOME STATUS – FEBRUARY 2014

MAUD RETURNS HOME STATUS – FEBRUARY 2014

25 February 2014 » Uncategorized

The Maud Returns Home expedition is now sceduled to depart Norway in the first half of June 2014. Its been a long but rewarding process for us to prepare for […]


A SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION

A SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION

4 November 2013 » Uncategorized

A SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION During the 7 years of the Maud Expedition, the polar ship was to be a floating research station and laboratory, thanks to one man who later became […]


ARCTIC EYES IN CAMBRIDGE BAY

ARCTIC EYES IN CAMBRIDGE BAY

12 October 2013 » Uncategorized

As we decided to delay our departure until next summer we just made a quick visit last week to ensure ourself that Maud was still there, and she was. Bjørn […]


IQALUIT – CLOSER TO THE ICE

IQALUIT – CLOSER TO THE ICE

11 October 2013 » Uncategorized

LIFE IN THE HIGH NORTH The summer season of the high arctic is closing in these days and new ice is building slowly and glues together the open gaps between […]


FINDING NEW WAYS

FINDING NEW WAYS

25 September 2013 » Uncategorized

Since we made the decition this summer (a wise one – it seems) to give us another year for preparations before we lift anchor from Norway and head for the […]


ONE MORE YEAR BEFORE WE GO

ONE MORE YEAR BEFORE WE GO

30 July 2013 » Uncategorized

Maud Returns Home initiated as a group during the winter of 2011 with the ambition to salvage the forgotten polar ship Maud of Roald Amundsen, lost in the deserted arctic […]


IN CONSTANT PROGRESS

IN CONSTANT PROGRESS

28 May 2013 » Uncategorized

Its been an ultra hectic spring period for the small MRH group covering all aspects of preparations for a long and ambitious journey to bring back home the old ship […]


IGLO LIFE

IGLO LIFE

13 December 2012 » Uncategorized

In good tradition with Roald Amundsen the MRH philosophy is to act in all our activities with respect and admiration relative to nature and those people and societies who have […]


MAUD: ICE AND OAK

MAUD: ICE AND OAK

6 December 2012 » Uncategorized

It has been a very busy last week in Cambridge Bay and now we are ready to take off and depart for Norway. Its a little windy outside so the […]


MAUD DOWN UNDER

MAUD DOWN UNDER

29 November 2012 » Uncategorized

There she silently rests under a thick shelf of ice. Solid oak submerged in the arctic freezing cold water. She seems unapproachable and invulnerable. She has survived here for 3 […]


MOVING FORWARD

MOVING FORWARD

27 November 2012 » Uncategorized

After a few days of preparations in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, we are now pretty close to enter the water and explore the old lady under the ice. Our super local, […]


VINTER DOCUMENTATION OF MAUD

VINTER DOCUMENTATION OF MAUD

24 November 2012 » Uncategorized

The Maud Returns Home team is now back in Cambridge Bay for a long waited winter documentation of the old Polar Ship. Its cold here but so incredibly beautiful. The […]


MAUD SURVEY 2012 – SUM UP

MAUD SURVEY 2012 – SUM UP

26 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Local response to MRH repatriation plans People in Cambridge Bay, both the public as well as the Municipality are in general very positive to our plans to bring the old […]


THE MAUD CAIRN

THE MAUD CAIRN

22 August 2012 » Uncategorized

The last couple of weeks we have, among other things, been busy building a cairn on the beach close to where Maud has rested for the last good 80 years. […]


MAUD TALK AND FEAST

MAUD TALK AND FEAST

17 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Last night the Maud Returns Home team arranged for a talk on Amundsen, Maud and our project plans in the community hall for 200 people. Afterwards we served Arctic char […]


CB-BLOG: MEETING THE MAYOR OF CAMBRIDGE BAY

CB-BLOG: MEETING THE MAYOR OF CAMBRIDGE BAY

13 August 2012 » Uncategorized

This morning we had a nice meeting with the Mayor of Cambrdige Bay, Jeannie Ehaloak. She was very positive about our project plans and wished us all the best of […]


CB-BLOG: A SUNDAY WALK

CB-BLOG: A SUNDAY WALK

13 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Its good to get out of town sometimes and get the daily routines a bit in perspective, so today we went for a walk and got a good bit of […]


CB-BLOG: DOCUMENTARY FILM ON MAUD PROJECT

CB-BLOG: DOCUMENTARY FILM ON MAUD PROJECT

11 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Skofteland Film, Norway have taken on the great challenge to produce a documentary film on the Maud Returns Home project. The first shootings are now being done i Cambridge Bay […]


CB-BLOG: CAIRN BUILDING IN CAMBRIDGE BAY

CB-BLOG: CAIRN BUILDING IN CAMBRIDGE BAY

9 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Amundsen and his crew built several cairns during their expeditions over the years, so we felt it was relevant to start the process of building one close to where Maud […]


CB-BLOG: CAMBRIDGE BAY – STREETLIFE

CB-BLOG: CAMBRIDGE BAY – STREETLIFE

8 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Busy days in Cambridge Bay and its surroundings. we spend most of the time on the beach around Maud, diving, filming or photographing and speaking with the local people. When […]


CB-BLOG: MAUD ANCHOR FOUND

CB-BLOG: MAUD ANCHOR FOUND

7 August 2012 » Uncategorized

Second day in the water became a milestone for our project as we detected the old anchor of Maud. Thanks to the support and advices from Hans Vrålstad from Norway […]


CB-BLOG: FIRST DAY AND A GOOD CATCH

CB-BLOG: FIRST DAY AND A GOOD CATCH

6 August 2012 » Uncategorized

First dive this morning was a straight forward happening, doing some general overall filming of the Maud getting used to the environment and looking for changes since last year. The […]


CB-BLOG: SUNNY ARRIVAL AND MAUD IS STILL GOOD LOOKING

CB-BLOG: SUNNY ARRIVAL AND MAUD IS STILL GOOD LOOKING

5 August 2012 » Uncategorized

We have arrived in Cambridge Bay fit and well and our 4 pieces of jam packed luggage is still with us after two days of travelling and it is always […]


MRH in Cambridge Bay 2012

MRH in Cambridge Bay 2012

8 July 2012 » Uncategorized

The summer season in Cambridge Bay is even shorter than what we are used to up in the northern part of Norway. An average of two short months without ice […]


Master thesis on Maud Museum lighting

Master thesis on Maud Museum lighting

28 June 2012 » Uncategorized

Hege Homb Dedichen, graduate student in Design at Oslo National Acadamy of The Arts, recently won “Statsbyggs” student award for excellent interior architecture”. Dedichen have in her master thesis used […]


THINGS ARE MOVING

THINGS ARE MOVING

25 June 2012 » Uncategorized

The last few months after having finally received a formal go ahead from the Canadian Cultural Heritage Authorities to bring “Maud” out of Canada and back to Vollen and Norway, […]


a small celebration

a small celebration

24 March 2012 » Uncategorized

As we now have received a final go ahead from the Canadian Government for our plans to repatriate Maud back to her birthplace in Vollen, Norway, we wish to celebrate […]


Maud Returns Home – Newspaper

Maud Returns Home – Newspaper

22 March 2012 » Uncategorized

We are pleased to present a net-version of our recent newspaper that was produced in connection with the Export Permit Review Board Hearing in Ottawa on March 15th. For those […]


Great News: Review board opens for export permit

Great News: Review board opens for export permit

16 March 2012 » Uncategorized

Great News 16th of March 2012: The Review Board have directed the Canada Border Services Agency to issue an Export Permit upon our request. This is great news for us […]


Good press follow up before Hearing in Ottawa

Good press follow up before Hearing in Ottawa

13 March 2012 » Uncategorized

We are happy to experience a good following up from the Canadian press the last days now before the hearing on Thursday with the Canadian Cultural Property Review Board. Let […]


MAUD EXPORT PERMIT APPEAL HEARING

MAUD EXPORT PERMIT APPEAL HEARING

11 March 2012 » Uncategorized

As we now are getting close to the appeal hearing for the Export Permit Refusal for Amundsen’s polar ship Maud, we have arrived here in the capital of Ottawa to […]


EXPORT PERMIT – NOTICE OF REFUSAL

EXPORT PERMIT – NOTICE OF REFUSAL

15 December 2011 » planning process

We have now, through the Royal Norwegian Embassy, received a NOTICE OF REFUSAL from the Canadian Government regarding our Export Application for Maud. The reason for the refusal is explained […]


EXPORT PERMIT APPLICATION – IS HANDED IN

EXPORT PERMIT APPLICATION – IS HANDED IN

31 October 2011 » planning process

We are incredibly happy to announce that an EXPORT PERMIT APPLICATION for the Polar ship MAUD of Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen was finally delivered at 27th of October 2011, “by […]


MAUD SURVEY 2011 – CONCLUSION

MAUD SURVEY 2011 – CONCLUSION

11 October 2011 » planning process

After one month of careful analysis of all the film and photographic material as well as impressions from our visit and Maud Survey 2011 our main conclusion is crystal clear […]


MAUD SURVEY IN CAMBRIDGE BAY, CANADA 2011

MAUD SURVEY IN CAMBRIDGE BAY, CANADA 2011

12 August 2011 » Survey Aug. 2011

This last week Project Manager Jan Wanggaard and Project Diver and Photographer Dag Leslie Hansen have spent their time Surveying the wreck of Maud both over and under the water […]


BAYMAUD AND CAMBRIDGE BAY

BAYMAUD AND CAMBRIDGE BAY

9 July 2011 » planning process

A Little introduction to the people in Cambridge Bay and other supporters of “Baymaud Canada” Maud (later called Baymaud) was built in in 1917, in Vollen, Norway by shipbuilder Christian […]


TRANSFER OF MAUD OWNERSHIP

TRANSFER OF MAUD OWNERSHIP

8 June 2011 » planning process

Yesterday the chairmanship of Asker Kommune decided by unanimous resolution to transfer the ownership of Polarship Maud from Asker Kommune to Tandberg Eiendom and its project group Maud Returns Home. […]


GROWING INTEREST FROM CANADA

GROWING INTEREST FROM CANADA

25 May 2011 » planning process

After Maud Returns Home went public there has been a growing interest for the project both in Norway and now also from the Canadian side. This is of course nice […]


WEBPAGE – MAUD RETURN HOME

WEBPAGE – MAUD RETURN HOME

11 May 2011 » planning process

We are happy to announce that our MAUD RETURNS HOME webpage is now opened. We have decided to put priority now on presenting the page in English but a Norwegian […]


THE MAUDMUSEUM – ARCHITECT PROPOSALS

THE MAUDMUSEUM – ARCHITECT PROPOSALS

14 April 2011 » planning process

Snøhetta and Jarmund/Wigsnæs Architect companies were challenged separately to make sketch proposals for a new Maudmuseum placed in the heart of Vollen, Asker where this once proud polarship was built […]

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