Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ 4-star expedition cruise ship, the 155-passenger MS BREMEN has become one of the first passenger ships in the world to receive the Polar Ship Certificate.
Following the launch of IMO’s film on the IMO Polar Code, a new video focused on search and rescued in polar regions is being published today.
To make the new film about the Polar Code, an IMO team visited the Ocean Diamond en voyage in the Antarctic.
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 of seafarers.
Russian Maritime RS has completed the research on the preparation of proposals as regards procedures for the development of the PWOM.
The Arctic is thawing even faster than lawmakers can formulate new rules to prevent the environmental threat of heavy fuel oil pollution from ships plying an increasingly popular trade route.
For those who dream of discovering the world beyond limits, DAMEN has launched the world’s first purpose-built, Polar Code compliant range of expedition yachts with true global capability – from extreme polar to remote tropical areas
Ships trading in the Polar Regions will have to comply with strict safety and environmental provisions specific to the harsh conditions in the Arctic and Antarctic, following the adoption of the environmental part of the International Code for ships operating in polar waters – Polar Code
The Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition today expressed concern over the lack of any new significant provisions in Part II of the Polar Code that would adequately protect the Antarctic environment from pollution.