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What Does the Polar Code Mean for Arctic Ship Monitoring?

Posted by Peggy Browning on Jan 8, 2015 8:48:01 AM

Back in November 2014, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to make it mandatory, marking a major milestone in the Organization’s work to protect ships and people aboard them, both seafarers and passengers, in the harsh environment of the waters surrounding the two poles.

What are the Changes? 

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Topics: Arctic, Arctic Shipping, IMO, E-Navigation, IALA, Polar Code

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