UN Agency Approves Bering Strait Shipping Route

In the News | June 3, 2018 | Shady Grove Oliver | Anchorage Daily News
The United Nations agency responsible for marine safety standards last week approved a set of two-way shipping routes through the Bering Strait. The routes were proposed to the International Maritime Organization...

With Marine Traffic Growing, International Shipping Agency Approves US-Russia Plan for Bering Strait Shipping Lanes

In the News | May 25, 2018 | Yereth Rosen | Arctic Today
The Bering Strait, where vessel traffic is increasing as Arctic sea ice retreats, will have designated shipping lanes and island buffer zones to protect the marine environment and the people of...

Amid Ice Melt, New Shipping Lanes Are Drawn Up off Alaska

In the News | May 29, 2018 | Margaret Kriz Hobson | Scientific American
Early this month, the Colorado-based National Snow and Ice Data Center reported that winter sea ice levels in the Bering Sea had dropped to a record low level for this time...

International Organization Designates Shipping Routes Through Bering Strait

In the News | May 25, 2018 | Kortnie Horazdovsky | KTUU
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Shipping routes through the Bering Strait have been approved by the International Maritime Organization, bringing standardized routes to the area as marine traffic in the Arctic increases. The...