First major cruise ship sails icy Northwest Passage this summer
PDF Document: Cruise ship article March 2 2016
02 March 2016 online issue of Embassy (www.embassynews.ca), Marie-Danielle Smith discusses the upcoming Northwest Passage voyage of Crystal Cruises large cruise ship Crystal Serenity, the first large cruise ship to negotiate the NWP. Captain Snider discusses some of the challenges in operating in Canada’s Arctic and the steps Crystal is taking to ensure a safe voyage.
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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