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Ice-free Arctic waters open up new opportunities and dangers

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In the February 2009 issue of Professional Mariner magazine, Captain Kelly Sweeny discusses some of the issues surrounding potential increased shipping in the Arctic, and with input from Martech Polar's Captain David Snider, the issues surrounding the need for formal global standards for Ice Navigators

 

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Canada's Third Ocean - Trade Route of the 21st Century?

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Report in the August 2007 issue of Harbour and Shipping magazine on the Nautical Institute British Columbia Branch conference of the same name, at which Captain Snider described challenges to commercial shipping in the Northwest Passage

 

Passage Im Nicht Mehr Ewigen Eis

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In issue 04/08 of Schenker "logistics" writer Henning Seitz discusses the Northern Sea Route and Northwest Passage future relative to climate change.  Captain Snider provided an Ice Navigator's view of the issues facing navigators in the passages

 

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Northwest Passage an unlikely Panama Canal, but some shipping to increase

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During the multi-departmental Arctic Sovereignty Operation Lancaster conducted in the Eastern Canadian Arctic, Captain Snider sailed as advisor to Commander Joint Task Force North.

 

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Polar Road to Riches

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In the 21 January 2006 issue of New Scientist, Mick Hammer suggests novel ways to navigate and break through Arctic ice are bringing the region's untapped resources within reach.  Martech Polar's Captain David Snider provided technical input and comment.

 

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The Iceman

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Canadian Sailings 02 January 2006 Issue profiles Captain David Snider, Ice Pilot

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