The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), marking an historic milestone in the Organization’s work to protect ships and people aboard them, both seafarers and passengers, in the harsh environment of the waters surrounding the two poles.
So what does the Polar Code exactly mean for the ship safety?
Find out in the IMO’s infographic below:
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