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IMO: draft Polar Code approved

May 28, 2014

The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has approved, in principle, the draft Polar Code and related amendments to make the Code mandatory under SOLAS, with a view to formal adoption at its next session…

NOAA ships begin 2014 hydrographic season

Apr 29, 2014

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), part of the US Department of Commerce, announced yesterday the start of the 2014 hydrographic survey season. New data collected will increase coastal environmental intelligence around the country…

Understanding the ice environment is critical to Arctic success

Dec 03, 2013

Declining reserves from mature fields worldwide, the ongoing demand for oil, and retreating sea ice have brought a flurry of exploration activity to the Arctic. The US Geological Survey estimates undiscovered Arctic petroleum resources of 90 billion bbls of oil and 1…

Colloquy: The epitome of navigation

Mar 18, 2013

COLLOQUY: Editor's Column Earliest records of navigation as a science come from the Indus Valley civilization, along the Indus River, which flows from the Tibetan Plateau through India and Pakistan. Among the earliest navigation…

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