Tuesday, May 16, 2017

IMO Film: The Polar Code Explained

The International Maritime Organization has released a new visit explaining the significance of the Polar Code and its impact on shipping. The Polar Code entered into force on 1 January...

May 16, 2017
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

IMO: Landmark ‘Polar Code’ Enters Into Force

(International Maritime Organization Newsroom) – With more and more ships navigating in polar waters, IMO has moved to address international concern about the protection of the polar environment and the safety...

January 3, 2017
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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...

December 28, 2016
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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...

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 40

Monday, April 25, 2016
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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...

April 25, 2016
Total Views: 41

Friday, May 15, 2015

IMO Adopts Landmark ‘Polar Code’ MARPOL Rules

The International Maritime Organization this week adopted the pollution prevention provisions of the long-awaited ‘Polar Code’, setting the first-ever international environmental and safety standards for ships trading in the world’s polar...

May 15, 2015
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IMO Adopts Polar Code

The United Nations shipping agency on Friday adopted stricter safety and environmental provisions for vessels operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters after years of negotiations.

May 15, 2015
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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Infographic: What the Polar Code Means for Ship Safety

What exactly does the new Polar Code mean for ship safety?

December 2, 2014
Total Views: 65

Saturday, November 22, 2014

IMO Adopts Landmark Polar Code

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted historic legislation for the improved safety of ships operating in the polar regions and their crews.

November 22, 2014
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Monday, October 20, 2014
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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...

October 20, 2014
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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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.

January 21, 2014
Total Views: 2