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Arctic Sea route

Arctic Sea route

a seminar held in Hallargarđurinn, Húsi verslunarinnar in Reykjavík, Iceland, October 8, 1987.

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Published by Planning Office of the Capital Area in Kópavogur, Iceland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions
    • Subjects:
    • Shipping -- Arctic regions -- Congresses.,
    • Trade routes -- Arctic regions -- Congresses.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE935 .A73 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination121 p. :
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1965513M
      LC Control Number90199257

      It provides a successful long-term forecast of ice navigation and reveals the dangers of sailing on the Northern Sea Route, It includes tips on how to plan and schedule voyages in the Russian Arctic. The book develops a set of suggested routes for the period of opening and closing of the transit ice-free zone through the NSR based on the last Format: Hardcover. The Book. Now available from Mountaineers Books, Arctic Solitaire: A Boat, A Bay, and the Quest for the Perfect Bear. This page hardcover book with dust jacket and dozens of photographs can be ordered from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, Mountaineers Books, and signed editions are available direct from the author. “At its heart, Arctic Solitaire is both a paean and a caution to.

      The route was once impossible due to ice but higher Arctic temparatures, combined with advances in shipping, have made it more viable. In January this year, Arctic sea ice hit a record low and in.   An LNG tanker designed for icy conditions has become the first commercial ship to travel the Arctic’s northern sea route in winter. It marks a milestone in the opening up of Russia’s northern.

        Arctic Ocean shipping routes 'to open for months' trained them to better reflect the distribution of Arctic sea-ice as seen in current observations. before picking a route (e.g. fuel costs.   The volume of goods shipped along the Northern Sea Route is expected to reach 29 million tons in course of , says Nikolay Monko, the head of Russia’s Northern Sea Route Administration. According to Monko, shipments on the Arctic route in the first nine months of the year amounted to million tons. By the.


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