IMRRA's Whitepapers

Decoding the Polar Code

Why polar code operations need a second line of defense

Introduction: The case for owner/operators, insurers, vetting inspectors, and the industry supply chain to undertake independent risk assessment of polar operations as a compliment to the requirements of The Polar Code.

Topics

  • The Polar Regions: Understanding the Profit and the Peril! Very good, but
  • The challenges
  • Using the data to define the risk
  • Industry expertise
  • Making the case for intelligent data use Contextualizing the risks
  • Winterization
  • Understanding differing ice conditions Getting in to the detail
  • About IMRRA

Why polar code operations need a second line of defense

The case for owner/operators, insurers, vetting inspectors, and the industry supply chain to undertake independent risk assessment of polar operations as a compliment to the requirements of The Polar Code.

The Polar Regions: Understanding the Profit and the Peril!

The opening up of the polar routes offers new commercial possibilities to the maritime industry at large and the oil and gas and passenger vessel sectors in particular. These include dramatically reduced transit times

To read the full paper 'Decoding the Polar Code - Why polar code operations need a second line of defence' click here

IMRRA's white paper is part of Riviera Maritime Media supplement on the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters. The supplement breaks down the code and its implications into digestible parts that vessel owners (and indeed suppliers) can use as a point of reference. To read the publication, please click here: https://issuu.com/rivieramaritimemedia/docs/dpc_2017_issuu