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2018 TWO HALF DAY SEMINARS
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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Registration and coffee
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
Chair's welcome and introduction
  • Morten Mejlaender-Larsen - Director, Arctic Operation and Technology, DNV GL
09:40 - 09:55 15 mins
Meet and learn about your fellow attendees and discuss your objectives for the seminar
09:55 - 11:00 65 mins
Info
Seminar commences
  • David Snider - President and CEO, Martech Polar Consulting Ltd
  • Paul Cordeiro, NWP Marine
  • Robert North - Maritime Consultant, The Marshall Islands Registry
  • Dan Oldford - Senior Engineer, ABS Harsh Environment Technology Centre

The polar ship certificate is an essential part of the Polar Code but what is the best approach to gaining a certificate?  What are the details and what are the limitations?

This seminar has been developed to give attendees a fuller understanding and analysis of the procedures to follow, the details that are needed and lessons learned from those that have already obtained a certificate, in a fully interactive session

11:00 - 11:20 20 mins
Coffee and networking break
11:20 - 13:00 100 mins
Seminar recommences
13:00 - 13:05 5 mins
Close of AM seminar
13:30 - 14:00 30 mins
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Registration and coffee
14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Chair's welcome and introduction
  • Christopher Hearn - Director, Centre for Marine Simulation, The Marine Institute, Memorial University
14:10 - 14:45 35 mins
Info
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
SAR and EEER in the Arctic: current planning for emergencies
  • Jarkko Toivola - Director/Vice President, Alfons Hakans Ltd
  • Activities of the Arctic Coastguard Forum
  • Contingency planning
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Info
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Interpreting the data for SAR and EER situations
  • Tom Zagon - Manager (Acting), Field Services, Canadian Ice Service
  • Understanding the factors affecting EEER in ice environments
  • Developing an operational decision support tool for Arctic shipping
15:15 - 15:30 15 mins
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Tea and networking break
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Info
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Assessment of life-saving equipment for cold climate evacuation in real life
  • Knut Espen Solberg - Principal Specialist Winterization, GMC Maritime AS
  • Results from a recent SARex in ice-covered waters
  • Performance of equipment in practice
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Info
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Practical experience of effective salvage response in ice covered waters
  • Panellist Douglas Martin, SMIT Salvage Americas Llc
  • Panellist Jarkko Toivola - Director/Vice President, Alfons Hakans Ltd
  • Examining the issues around refloating and removing a grounded or damaged ship in Arctic waters
  • How does the marine salvor cope with cold environments?
  • Managing logistics
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Group discussion and feedback
17:00 - 17:05 5 mins
PM: Managing the challenges of emergency response, search and rescue in the Arctic
Chair's round-up and close of PM seminar