Conferences & events

Arctic Shipping Forum

Helsinki | 17-20 April 2018


Developing technological capabilities. Improving emergency response. Securing a sustainable future for shipping in the Arctic.

What to expect at Arctic Shipping Forum 2018

New Technologies and Innovations
Analysis of new designs and concepts for ice-going vessels including icebreakers, expedition vessels and cargo carriers. Includes discussion of ballast water systems, challenges of polar class and EEDI, new materials for ice-going propellers and satellite mapping.

The Polar Code in Practice
Case studies from ship operators on using the Polar Code as a valuable tool for voyage management. Hear from regulators, learn how to interpret the Polar Code, and find out what steps need to be taken to qualify for a polar ship certificate.

Preparedness, Response and Risk Assessment
Learn how insurers assess the risk to ice going vessels.  Discover the challenges LNG crews face working in ice-covered waters, hear about oil spill response, and discuss emergency preparedness, response and rescue planning for casualties in ice-covered waters.

Monitoring Arctic Economic and Market Trends
Updates on market and economic development in the Arctic and the impact on shipping. Includes a focus session on the development of the Northern Sea Route, updates on US Coast Guard policy for Arctic waters and an overview of the current fleet of ice class ships.

Training & Development
Crew training for ice navigation: highlighting new training criteria and courses. Hear how training schools can gain certification for ice navigation courses, discuss the merits of simulators vs onboard training, and find out about new skill requirements for 21st century vessels.

Choice of Seminars
Find out more about emergency response in our optional half day seminar: Managing Emergency Response in Ice Covered Waters. This is followed by the Planning and Operations for Cruise Shipping in the Arctic seminar. Both take place on 20th April.

To claim your 20% discount, book using the following code: FKT3399INTF
Alternatively book through this link and your discount will be applied at checkout.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Arctic Shipping Forum 2018.

More info and registration

Visit the conference website

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7017 5511


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