AECO at Arctic Council Workshop in Canada

March 24th, 2014

AECO gave a presentation at an Arctic Council workshop in Ottawa, Canada arranged by the Arctic Council PAME-workgroup (the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment Workgroup) on 19th March. The workshop was a success in a number of ways: – many Canadian authorities have become more aware of the difficult permitting situation Arctic expedition cruise operators […]

AECO in prominent company at the Economist’s Arctic Summit 2014

March 10th, 2014

At lasts week’s Arctic Summit hosted by the Economist in London AECO gave a presentation about “Cruise tourism in the High Arctic”. Among the other keynote speakers were Greenland’s premier, the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Deputy High Commissioner from Canada, the Norwegian Ambassador to UK, the Minister for Polar Regions from the UK […]

AECO welcomes OSK-Ship Tech & Vestland Marine as affiliate members

March 7th, 2014

AECO have the pleasure to welcome two new affiliate members: Vestland Marine is an integrated ship management company based in Poland, that delivers fully integrated ship Management and handles all management related functions, such as operations, crewing and partly chartering in-house. OSK-Ship Tech is a Danish company with a staff of 45 naval architects, engineers […]

Full version of ArkGIS tool available online

March 7th, 2014

WWF launches a full version of their ArkGIS tool – an interactive online-map of the Arctic. The tool can be viewed on The site include AIS shipping data and has functionalities enabling customized maps and include historical data on sea ice concentration, sea ice thickness and sea ice age.

AECO Dialogue meeting with Danish Maritime Authorities

March 6th, 2014

At the end of February an AECO-delegation of 5 maritime experts plus AECO’s secretariat and a delegation from CLIA met with the Danish Maritime Authorities (DMA) in Copenhagen for another dialogue meeting about the proposed new regulations in Greenlandic waters. The outcome of the meeting was: • The industry (CLIA and AECO) have been invited […]

WWF article about sustainable arctic tourism

March 6th, 2014

This year’s first edition of WWF’s ‘the Circle’ Magazine includes an article about sustainable arctic tourism and the need for this by AECO. The whole magazine, which is about Arctic Tourism, can be read here. You can see AECO’s contribution on page 14.