Guide to Arctic Policy and Assessments

Title (max 80 characters)IMO Guidelines for Ships Operating in Arctic Ice-Covered Waters (2002)
Blurb (max 320 characters)Recommendatory guidelines for ships operating in Arctic ice-covered waters

These guidelines are intended to address those additional provisions necessary for consideration beyond existing requirements of the SOLAS Convention, in order to take into account the climatic conditions of Arctic ice-covered waters and to meet appropriate standards of maritime safety and pollution prevention. 

Document type:PDF document
Year Published:2002
Published by:IMO


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