Arctic Shipping Forum

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 8 April 2014 to 10 April 2014

Where: Helsinki, Finland

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The Arctic Shipping Forum is the key industry event focused on Arctic shipping operations, technology, and ship design for ice-going vessels. Presentations will be given on the following subjects:

  • The future of Arctic shipping: what new developments will be seen in the next 10 years?
  • Impact of insurance on developing Arctic shipping: key drivers for insurers in underwriting ice-going voyages
  • New and current energy and mineral projects in the Arctic: focusing on the shipping needs for oil, gas and mining projects
  • Update on the Polar Code: Latest status and implications for shipowners
  • Sino-Russian cooperation in the Arctic: hear the Chinese views and strategies for the Arctic
  • Maritime domain awareness: improving capabilities and ensuring safe operations
  • Search and rescue: a panel of regional administrations will examine current implementation of the Arctic Council protocol
  • Managing offshore operations: training for offshore and ice management, tracking and detection of icebergs using satellite imagery
  • Ship design and technology for ice-going vessels: latest designs for icebreakers, OSVs and large scale vessels
  • Trans-shipment hubs: building infrastructure to support future trade