Tag: <span>Polar Code</span>

Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion
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Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion

A new ferry operated by Wasaline has been fitted with ABB Azipod propulsion to ensure sustainable performance and achieve up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency. The 150-metre vessel, Aurora Botnia, will run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will benefit from greater environmental and efficiency gains due to...

Foreship warns of passenger vessel design and safety compromises
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Foreship warns of passenger vessel design and safety compromises

Naval architecture and engineering consultancy, Foreship, has warned that booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels is compromised. The consultancy believes that a lack of consistency in the initial designs of a vessel is occurring as designs for ships above 10,000 GT are rushed to...

SeaQuest to oversee construction of Polar Code bulk carrier
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SeaQuest to oversee construction of Polar Code bulk carrier

SeaQuest Marine Project Management (SeaQuest) has been selected by Estonian shipowner, Platano Eesti, to oversee the construction of the first purpose built Polar Code compliant ice-class bulk carrier over 100,000 DWT. The 107,000 DWT vessel will feature advanced technology to ensure its competitiveness, compliance, and safety, in and out of Arctic waters. It will be...

Canada introduces new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations
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Canada introduces new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations

Transport Canada has introduced new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations to include safety and pollution prevention measures that are related to vessel design and equipment, vessel operations, and crew training. The new regulations incorporate the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (the Polar Code) into Canada’s domestic legislation and are designed...