Melting of Ice in the Arctic region due to environmental factors has affected the shipping industry is a number of ways. The article describes the various affects on the maritime industry due to the melting of the arctic.
The newly inaugurated centre will support ABB’s ship power, propulsion and automation technologies and expand service capabilities for ice-going vessels
Beset is the inability of a vessel to move or manoeuvre under its own power when surrounded closely by ice. Learn what steps needs to be taken when the ship is in such emergency situation.
This will allow IMO to build on previous cooperation with the Arctic Council and engage in close collaboration on a range of issues related to shipping in the Arctic.
Not so long ago, explorers risked their lives and the lives of their crews in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. Now the question is no longer if a route through the Arctic exists but how many ships will use the two routes now open each year along the northern coasts of Canada and Russia.
A new three-year research project has been launched to address safety and efficiency in Arctic ship operations.