November 16-18, 2017 | Seattle, WA

Breaking the Ice: the Future of Polar Waterways

16 Nov 2017
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Concourse Stage

Breaking the Ice: the Future of Polar Waterways

New patterns in global and regional shipping and rising water temperatures increase the likelihood of introducing invasive species, which in turn threatens the region’s fishing communities. Get a skipper’s perspective on the scale of the threat and how early awareness and prevention is critical to all stakeholders.
As of January 2018, the Polar Code will go into effect under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea. Get updated on these mandatory regulations from the International Maritime Organization and how they will affect ships and ship owners.

Track Name: WorkBoat
Session Date: Nov 16 2017 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
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