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Ice Piloting & Operation

Ensuring progress in polar shipping

As Arctic sea ice and Antarctic continental ice diminishes, the season for accessing these environments lengthens. However, the Polar Regions remain the most remote and challenging areas on the globe, subject to climate extremes and at the furthest limit of logistic support. This poses unique challenges and requires specialized expertise to mitigate danger and maximize efficiency.

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Safer shipping over ice

Every ship transporting goods to, from or through the Arctic wants to find the fastest and safest way through or around the ice. Even service ice breakers save considerable amounts of time and fuel when they choose an easy path through the ice opposed to a straight path. Read more...
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IcePad, Smart download and view satellite images of sea-ice

Download and view satellite images of sea-ice on your mobile device or PC within an intuitive map-based interface. Read more...
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