Polar field staff conference

January 30th, 2015

IAATO in collaboration with AECO will organize a Field Staff Conference in Toronto at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown Hotel from Saturday 26th September to Tuesday 29th September, 2015. When AECO organized the first Field Staff Conference in 2008 the venue was in Longyearbyen and it had a Svalbard-agenda. When the second Field Staff conference took place in Copenhagen […]

Ship clearance in Franz Josef Land

January 28th, 2015

An important step in the direction of opening the possibility for sailing directly between Svalbard and Franz Josef Land was taken last week.  Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Mr. Medvedev, signed a Decree that includes Franz Josef Land in the Arkhangelsk Port Area, http://government.ru/dep_news/16592/. This is a step in direction of ship clearance possibility […]