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Tag: Arctic

Ulstein to build eco expedition cruise ships

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Ulstein Verft announced that it signed a Letter of Intent with an undisclosed owner, for the construction of one or more expedition cruise vessels of the design type ULSTEIN CX104. The vessels are expected to provide exploration facilities and polar capability, while minimizing environmental impact and optimizing operational cost.

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New WWF guide helps ships avoid vulnerable Arctic species

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A new WWF-Canada guide, aiming to help mariners in the Hudson Strait to identify and avoid marine mammals, is being unveiled at a Canadian Coast Guard and Transport Canada meeting in Montreal. The Hudson Strait Mariner’s Guide is made up of two large posters to be hung on the ship’s bridge: a chart that will help mariners identify mammals and maps of marine mammal habitat in both summer and winter.

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USCG’s largest icebreaker to depart for Arctic

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The video depicts USCGC Healy, the US Coast Guard's largest and most technologically advanced icebreaker, in Seward, Alaska, last month, to swap out equipment and science teams. The ship is currently preparing for its departure on a summer mission in Arctic. The 420-foot long icebreaker was the first U.S. surface vessel to reach the North Pole unaccompanied.

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WMO initiates “Year of Polar Prediction” project

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On May 15th 2017, the World Meteorological Organization officially launched the "Year of Polar Prediction", in Switzerland. From mid-2017 to mid-2019, scientists and operational forecasting centers from various different countries will work together to observe, model, and improve forecasts of the Arctic and Antarctic weather and climate systems.

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WWF publishes Arctic Council scorecard

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WWF issued its Arctic Council Conservation Scorecard, the first-ever assessment of national and joint implementation of Arctic Council commitments related to biodiversity and conservation. The scorecard corresponds to the long-year efforts of Arctic states to pursue conservation regarding safeguard efforts of the Arctic environment, through the Arctic Council.

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