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.
- The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters
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.
BMT ARGOSS Launches Ice Charting Capability
- BMT ARGOSS (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has launched its ice charting capability which, coupled with its extensive weather forecasting expertise, will provide a more enhanced and cost effective service to customers globally.
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).
High tech Arctic communications without satellites
- Two Finnish companies, Fleetrange and KNL Networks, say they are the first in the world to provide Arctic maritime situational awareness, IoT and communications using technology independent of satellites.
Canadian Partnership Leads to Better Ice Detection
- Canadian technology firm Rutter has completed a collaborative initiative with Statoil Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to improve ice detection for harsh environment offshore oil and gas operations.
2017 Arctic Research Explores the ‘Roomba’ Approach
- An important research project took place this August during the US Coast Guard’s annual science patrol aboard the cutter Healy, the United States’ newest and most technologically advanced polar icebreaker.