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November 2021
Helsinki, Finland

Arctic Shipping Forum

The world's leading event focusing on Arctic shipping operations, technology and ship design for ice-going vessels.

Focusing on the regulatory, strategic, operational and technological developments for the Arctic region.


We are currently in the process of developing the 2021 conference program. If you would like to get involved we welcome your content ideas and speaking applications. Deadline to apply - Friday 28 May 2021.

2021 Content themes

The Russian Arctic and new strategies for future Arctic development

Crisis response: How COVID-19 affected Arctic shipping and cruise operations

The new landscape of ice-going vessels – LNG carriers, expedition cruise vessels and icebreakers

The impact of climate change on ice conditions in the Arctic

Data analysis and management techniques for ice forecasting and monitoring

Policymakers perspectives in the US, Canada and Russia on their key goals for the Arctic

The impact of an HFO ban on Arctic shipping and communities

Innovations in ship design, navigation, communications and data management driving efficiency in Arctic operations

New ideas and partnerships in navigating Arctic Sea routes


The event will provide a conductive environment for growth and a perfect platform for market operators to build vital relationships, have meaningful conversations and network in real time from anywhere in world.

Complimentary passes for shipowners
Complimentary passes for shipowners

Select shipowners can get free access to and enjoy live and on-demand presentations, networking and other interactive features.

Only a small number of complimentary guest passes are available for 2021.

Qualifying job titles include: C-Suite / Fleet Manager / Head of Department / Operations Manager / Managing Director / Vice President / Chartering Manager / Project Manager 

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Government representatives
Government representatives

An exclusive discount of 50% is available to government representatives/ maritime administrations (port states, flag states).

Get in touch with us today for more information and to claim this offer.

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Maritime organisations and students
Maritime organisations and students

We rely on partnerships with industry organisations and associations to get our message out there and to help these bodies offer valuable opportunities for their members. We offer discounted rates for members of associations and organisations who become our media partners. We also offer significantly discounted student rates. 

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A. Kjol

Viking Ice Consultancy

Outstanding networking and business value added presentations

2021 Associate Sponsor

2021 Key Media Partner