The RSVP deadline for the Polar Code public workshop in Seattle Wash. is today and there is still space available.
7/1/2014: Public workshop for IMO’s development of a mandatory code for ships operating in Polar Waters
The Coast Guard will hold a public workshop on topics related to the development of a mandatory code for ships operating in polar waters by the International Maritime Organization.
U.S. Delegation lead shared an overview, IMO updates and key accomplishments on the proposed Polar Code at an Arctic-shipping event sponsored by the Norwegian Embassy.
The Assistant Commandant for Prevention participated in a panel discussion that focused on input from industry and academia in advance of the change in chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015.
Today, the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger presented the service’s 2014 Arctic priorities in support of the Coast Guard’s Arctic Strategy.