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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Networking coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chairman's welcome and opening remarks
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Opening address
09:30 - 09:55 25 mins
Development plans for projects, infrastructure and shipping in the Russian Arctic
09:55 - 10:20 25 mins
Current progress with shipbuilding for Russian Arctic vessels
  • Update on projects including gas-carriers for 'Arctic LNG2' project, icebreakers of 'Leader' type, LNG-fueled icebreakers and shuttle tankers
  • Konstantin Globenko - Deputy General Director (Civil Shipbuilding)/Head of Project Department, SSK Zvezda
10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
Coffee and networking break
10:50 - 11:15 25 mins
Logistics and Planning for Remote Regions
Innovations in Arctic logistics: lower landed costs of energy, freight and infrastructure
  • Capabilities, opportunities and innovations in supplying end-to-end logistics into remote Arctic locations
  • Fuel and freight source, supply, transportation and distribution via multi-modal marine assets
  • Focus on source of supply, plus specially-designed marine assets that can safely and efficiently provide transportation of fuel and freight to remote Arctic locations lacking any infrastructure whatsoever
  • Alternative fuels:  LNG, solar, wind and micro-grid technology that can be deployed in locations not otherwise connected to a primary electrical power grid
  • Infrastructure development, including 'greenfield' siting, design, construction and operations to create more efficient, safe and environmentally responsible logistics infrastructure capable of lowering costs and improving the quality of life in Arctic communities
  • Sean Thomas - Vice President, Crowley Maritime Corporation
11:15 - 11:35 20 mins
Logistics and Planning for Remote Regions
Case study: Wagenborg's experience of walk to work vessels in the Arctic
  • Edwin De Vries - Director, Wagenborg Projects & Logistics / Wagenborg Offshore
11:35 - 12:15 40 mins
Logistics and Planning for Remote Regions
Resource projects: logistics, planning and results
  • Results from the recent season for Baffinland - achievements and future goals
  • Feasibility studies for the Citronen project in Greenland
  • Panellist Jared Gardner (subject to final confirmation) - Head, Shipping and Logistics, Baffinland
  • Panellist Tim Keane - Senior Manager, Arctic Operations and Projects, Fednav Arctic Operations
12:15 - 12:35 20 mins
Logistics and Planning for Remote Regions
Operational experience and future plans for the Norwegian Emergency Towing Service
  • Emergency towing operations in Northern Norway and Svalbard
  • Tor Einar Berg - Scientific Adviser, SINTEF Ocean
  • Ørjan Selvik - Research Scientist - Ship Technology, SINTEF Ocean
12:35 - 13:50 75 mins
Networking lunch
13:50 - 14:05 15 mins
Risk Management for Arctic Voyages
Risk assessments methods for the Arctic region
  • The need for a common approach to marine risk assessments in the Arctic region identified by the EPPR (Emergency prevention, preparedness and response) Working Group (Arctic Council) 
  • Norway's initiative foran EPPR project to address Risk Assessments Methods for the Arctic Region as a follow up to the Arctic Council Framework Plan for Oil Pollution Prevention (2015)
  • Focus on circumpolar Arctic shipping activities


  • Andreas Kjøl - Senior Engineer, Norwegian Coastal Administration
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Risk Management for Arctic Voyages
The view from IUMI: assessing the insurance risks for ice-going vessels
  • Non-existence of historical loss data - a key factor for assessment of risk
  • Insurers looking at Arctic voyages on case by case basis
  • Challenges include remoteness, lack of infrastructure, insufficient charts, drifting sea ice and icebergs, limited commuication links and SAR facilities, inadequate training of crews
  • Preparedness and planning - possession of polar ship certificate and PWOM
  • Helle Hammer - Managing Director, Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor)
14:25 - 15:00 35 mins
Risk Management for Arctic Voyages
Spotlight on insurance: loss prevention and risk management
  • How are the insurance industry using the Polar Code to assess risk?
  • How do they see the challenges highlighted in the IUMI report being met?
  • Moderator Helle Hammer - Managing Director, Nordic Association of Marine Insurers (Cefor)
  • Panellist Rahul Khanna - Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Panellist Valentin Klivnoy - Marine Surveyor, Gard
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Gap analysis panel: managing SAR and emergency response in ice-covered waters
  • Norwegian /Russian cooperation: lessons learned from the Barents 2018 exercise
  • How will the ARCSAR network help?
  • Marine rescue services in the NSR
15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Developing a software and hardware complex: "Ice"
  • Improving the efficiency and quality of current and predictive ice information
  • "Ice" allows operational automated analysis of the ice situation, predict ice conditions and to transmit this information to consumers on board  ships and offshore facilities
  • Functioning of algorithms of ice analysis and model for ice conditions forecasting 
  • Samples and formats of data transmitted to the clients

Authors:  Vladimir  Smirnov, Irina  Bychkova, Sergey  Klyachkin, AARI

  • Vladimir Smirnov - Head of Department, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI)
15:50 - 16:15 25 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Tea and networking break
16:15 - 16:35 20 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Using the Arctic Ship Traffic Data System (ASTD)
  • Jon Arve Røyset (subject to final confirmation) - Senior Advisor, Norwegian Coastal Administration
16:35 - 17:05 30 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Practical experience of oil spill preparedness and response
  • Work in the EPPR to manage environmental emergencies in the Arctic
  • Operational results from oil spill operations of the Finnish icebreaker 'Polaris'
  • Hanna Suutarla - Development & Environmental Manager, Arctia Ltd
17:05 - 17:25 20 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Aids to Navigation (AtoN) in ice invested waters?
  • Marking Polar routes – the challenges
  • Visual AtoN – fixed and floating
  • Power
  • GNSS & augmentation
  • AIS & Virtual AtoN
  • VDES
  • Simon Millyard - Chairman, IALA Engineering and Sustainability Committee
17:25 - 17:45 20 mins
Collaboration for Search and Rescue and Emergency Response
Establishing reliable maritime communications in the Arctic
17:45 - 17:50 5 mins
Close of day 2
08:30 - 09:00

Networking coffee

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09:00 - 09:10

Chairman's welcome and opening remarks

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09:10 - 09:30

Opening address

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09:30 - 09:55

Development plans for projects, infrastructure and shipping in the Russian Arctic

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09:55 - 10:20

Current progress with shipbuilding for Russian Arctic vessels

  • Update on projects including gas-carriers for 'Arctic LNG2' project, icebreakers of 'Leader' type, LNG-fueled icebreakers and shuttle tankers
  • Konstantin Globenko - Deputy General Director (Civil Shipbuilding)/Head of Project Department, SSK Zvezda
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10:20 - 10:50

Coffee and networking break

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12:35 - 13:50

Networking lunch

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17:45 - 17:50
Close of day 2

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