Polar Code

“New shipping rules are soon to be agreed for the Arctic…”

"Maritime nations are close to a landmark deal on the Polar Code, aimed to improve safety, lead to lower insurance premiums and help the rise of traffic, industry insiders said.

“A draft of the code could be finalized by members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) this week and go into force by 2016…”

Polar Code explained and visualized in a video: ​http://gcaptain.com/imo-film-polar-code-explained/