Polar Water Operations: Mitigating Risk

The Arctic has now been viewed as a promising field for economic activities and is considered as a potential connecting corridor between Asia and Europe-America (and vice versa). As human presence and operations are expected to intensify within the Arctic, it is of utmost importance to evaluate the associated safety and
environment related risks and introduce the necessary mitigation measures; the recent introduction of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters is an indicative example of the needed regulatory work.

[Guest Editors Dr. Dimitrios Dalaklis and Dr. Aykut Olcer]

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Parting Notes

Untitled by Susan Caines

Birds of a Feather by Lorna Yard

Humpback by Julie Fitzpatrick