Mandatory Vessel Tracking

December 13th, 2013

AECO has since 2013 encouraged members to install and use the “AECO Vessel Tracking”. From 2014 Vessel Tracking is a required for all SOLAS-vessels operated by AECO-members. Also non-SOLAS vessels are encouraged to use vessel tracking. The tracking system enables members to see the position of all members vessel at all times. It is considered […]

Amended guidelines

December 12th, 2013

Following decision made at AECO’s Annual meeting 2013, the associations operational guidelines have been amended. The amendment regards precautions in close vicinity to glacier fronts. The new text includes the following: Glaciers fronts may calve, causing flood waves and/or flying bits of ice. Keep your distance! Never approach closer than 200 meters from glacier fronts […]