Arctic Shipping Faces Multiple Challenges AND Setting the Standard for Ice Navigation
Date: March/April 2015
PDF Document: MarApr2015p59-60
Captain Snider outlines the challenges faced by Arctic shipping and the moves by The Nautical Institute and the IMO to introduce ice navigator standards for mariners operating in Polar Regions in two articles for International Tug and OSV magazine.
Captain Snider, Principal Consultant
Captain David (Duke) Snider, MM, BMS, FNI, FRGS
Captain Snider is the CEO and Principal Consultant of Martech Polar Consulting, Ltd. He is a Master Mariner and with 40 years at sea, operating vessels in a variety of ice regimes in the Arctic, Antarctic, Baltic, Great Lakes and Eastern North American waters. He also has extensive tenure onboard coastal and offshore research vessels as Chief Officer and Master. He retired from Canadian Coast Guard service as Regional Director Fleet Western Region in 2012.
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