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Arctic Shipping Forum North America

How to effectively navigate through ice-covered waters

The largest event for Arctic shipping professionals in North America dedicated to regulatory, strategic, operational and technological developments for the Arctic region.

Content highlights from the our last event


Commercial operators on the challenges and realities of Arctic shipping
Commercial operators on the challenges and realities of Arctic shipping
  • Leading Arctic operators discuss the recent seasons and assess what were the lessons learned?  

  • What was the impact of ice conditions, icebreaker availability, weather and unexpected events?

  • How operators assess the risk factors
Management of environmental risks in the Arctic
Management of environmental risks in the Arctic
  • How the changing ice conditions impact on the types of ship traffic entering the Arctic

  • The risks for oil/chemical spills and how to manage effective responses

  • The potential for future fuel alternatives for Arctic shipping and the impact of a possible HFO ban
Ice charting, forecasting and route planning
Ice charting, forecasting and route planning
  • How to develop strategic technology for ship routing through ice covered waters

  • The increase in big data in ice charting and forecasting

  • Focus on increased awareness of management of ship entry passage into sensitive areas

Forum in numbers

100+
Arctic shipping professionals
15+
networking hours
50+
expert speakers

Don't just take our word for it


"A great combination of speakers with different views and approaches. Everything was taken into account and it was a pleasure to sit in the audience"
"A great combination of speakers with different views and approaches. Everything was taken into account and it was a pleasure to sit in the audience"

S Ihalainen, FORESHIP

"Excellent event from all standpoints (speakers, topics, venue, lunches and snacks, exhibitioners, logistic assistance on site, etc...)"
"Excellent event from all standpoints (speakers, topics, venue, lunches and snacks, exhibitioners, logistic assistance on site, etc...)"

A Saheb-Ettaba, JUSTICE CANADA

"An excellent event with a great opportunity for learning and networking"
"An excellent event with a great opportunity for learning and networking"

I Kubat, NRC

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