Arctic Thaw Opens Shipping Routes, Risks to Environment


#1

The Reuters article published today is very biased and weak in its facts. Official records show that fewer and fewer vessels are utilising the northern arctic route for commercial purposes compared with a decade ago.In 2014 only 31 commercial vessels completed the passage using this route!
It would be better if GCaptain maintained its standards by first reviewing articles before re-publishing poorly researched rubbish.


#2

I wonder how much the global economic downturn and Russia’s recent activities have affected the attractiveness of the NSR…


#3

Here is an opinion about Arctic Shipping in Singapore’s Today today: http://www.todayonline.com/commentary/arctic-shipping-still-dream


#4

a pretty good read here on sea ice decline and 21st century trans-Arctic shipping routes: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL069315/abstract


#5

The Crystal Serenity has completed the “most dangerous cruise in the world” through the NW Passage: http://gcaptain.com/cruise-shipping-impenetrable-northwest-passage/
She is now heading to Bar Harbour, Main and will be in NYC 16. Sept. as scheduled I.A.


#6

[QUOTE=ombugge;190226]The Crystal Serenity has completed the “most dangerous cruise in the world” through the NW Passage: http://gcaptain.com/cruise-shipping-impenetrable-northwest-passage/
She is now heading to Bar Harbour, Main and will be in NYG 16. Sept. as scheduled I.A.[/QUOTE]

Did they solve the mystery? Did they discover the truth? Is winter cold?