IMO Sets Polar Code Training Standards
Date: February 13, 2015
An update on the IMO’s progress to February 2015 on amending STCW and putting in place requirements for training and certification of Deck Officers and Masters onboard vessels operating in polar waters as required by the Polar Code.
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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