Here you will find links to scientific publications, public reports, general information, and news and dissemination material on all aspects of Arctic shipping.
Listed below are links to other relevant external material, including research on Arctic shipping, activities of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the European Union, as well as to technical databases and other sources of relevant specialised material.
Arctic Regional Hydrographic Commission
- On October 6, 2010, the five Arctic Coastal States; Canada, Denmark, Norway, the Russian Federation and the United States, under the leadership of Canada established the Arctic Regional Hydrographic Commission (ARHC).
A new integrated EU policy for the Arctic adopted
- In April 2016, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted a policy proposal that will guide the actions of the European Union in the Arctic region.
- The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters
- The Arctic Commitment is an initiative by the Clean Arctic Alliance and cruise ship operator Hurtigruten, and calls on businesses and organisations to step forward and call for a phase-out of polluting heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping.