Ice Floes and Global Economic Woes: The Future of Arctic Shipping Considered

January 13, 2016 – Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C. This discussed the current and future state of play related to destination shipping and transshipment across the Arctic region. The conversation focused on a deeper dive into what is going on as it relates to Arctic shipping – whether there is a slow down as commodity prices […]

Transportation Research Board's Fall Meeting – Focus Session: Responding to Emergencies in the Arctic

November 12, 2015 – National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. The following speakers spoke about responding to emergencies from their point of expertise, followed by a discussion involving all board members: Vice Admiral Charles D. Michel, Vice Commandant for the US Coast Guard (USCG) – Coast Guard Perspective  Commissioner Mark Myers with the Natural Resources Commission […]