Industry News

A selection of links to relevant news articles

20
Jun 2018

Navis Launches Module for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

Navis has introduced a new MACS3 loading computer module that automates stability calculations in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code).

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14
Jun 2018

New cruise vessel designed for 40-day polar expeditions

Polar tourism firm Quark Expeditions has signed an agreement with Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard to construct a purpose-built vessel for operating in the high latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic.

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8
Jun 2018

Sea robots show Arctic climate change

Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region's marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.

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6
Jun 2018

Russian Executives Weigh In on Arctic Development Plans

As Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom draws closer to gaining nearly exclusive control over the Arctic’s storied Northern Sea Route, a number of executives and government officials weighed in on the legal disarray surrounding the route’s development.

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30
May 2018

The Rise and Rise and Rise of Polar Cruising

Marine tourism to polar regions is expanding rapidly, and Polar expedition vessels seem to be the current fad for the cruise industry with established operators, like Crystal, seeking multiple vessels.

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