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Russian Shuttle Tanker Certified to IMO’s Polar Code
A Russian arctic shuttle tanker has been certified in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s upcoming Polar Code regulations for the improved safety of ships operating in the polar regions. The...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
PSV ‘Stril Polar’ is First Norwegian Vessel to Comply with New IMO Polar Code
After a successful approval process and survey, international classification society DNV GL and the Norwegian Maritime Directorate have issued the first polar ship certificate to the Norwegian platform survey vessel...
Monday, April 25, 2016
Antarctica Gets Hot for Another Reason: Cruise Tourism
By Justin Bachman (Bloomberg) — In January 1966, the first ship carrying “citizen-explorers” arrived in Antarctica. At the time, only a handful of leisure travelers had ever considered visiting the...
Friday, May 15, 2015
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Infographic: What the Polar Code Means for Ship Safety
What exactly does the new Polar Code mean for ship safety?
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
IMO Brings the Polar Code One Step Closer to Adoption
Unique issues face mariners and ships that ply the icy waters that surround the polar regions. Issues such as ship design, construction, on-board equipment, operations, seafarer training, search and rescue...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
New Rules for Arctic Shippers as Polar Code Nearly Finalized
New shipping rules are soon to be agreed for the Arctic, where summer sea ice has shrunk by about two-thirds over three decades, opening a new ocean with vast natural resources.
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