Oceanwide Expeditions cleans shores in Svalbard

September 18th, 2015

Oceanwide Expeditions has this year completed the first “Cleaning the Shores of Svalbard”-expedition carried out solely by a cruise operator. During an eight day voyage to the remote northern part of Svalbard paying guests onboard an Oceanwide Expedition vessel picked an estimate of 13 m3 garbage from the region’s beaches. The garbage was removed from […]

New AECO Employee

September 18th, 2015

This month AECO’s new Executive Secretary and Accountant – Maria Florencia Becherini, or just Flor or Florencia – will start working from AECO’s office in Longyearbyen with AECO’s Executive Director – Frigg Jørgensen. AECO has employed Flor for a period of 8 months of part time work. Flor is 38 years old and from Argentina. […]

Enhancing safe navigation in Arctic waters

September 7th, 2015

AECO work with a crowdsourcing of data project, that gather and share years of depth soundings from operators with the intention to collaborate and provide better reference data for all. Safe sailing in operations are always priority number one for members of AECO. As other operators in the Arctic AECO recognizes that the available charts […]