Crystal Serenity – A New Chapter in Arctic Shipping or Just Doing it Right?
Date: October 2016
PDF Document: AY 2016 COM Snider Chrystal Serinity
Link: Arctic Yearbook 2016
In the 2016 edition of the Arctic Yearbook, Captain David (Duke) Snider discusses the recent transit of Crystal Cruise’s MV Crystal Serenity through the Northwest Passage, to date, the largest vessel to do so. Was this a herald of new things to come, or just an example of doing things right?
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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