Survey results show opportunities and challenges

February 9th, 2024

Photo: Denis Elterman, Silversea A positive attitude towards working to mitigate the impacts of climate change, but a need for a joined industry effort. These are the key takeaways from the Climate Change survey that AECO’s members have responded to. Last year, AECO received 600 000 NOK from the Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund for the […]

“Everyone will leave with lessons identified and lessons learned.”

February 7th, 2024

  “This is a great opportunity for everyone in the room to learn about response” Peter Garapick from Quark Expeditions will lead the “Arctic Samaritan” tabletop exercise (TTX) at the Joint Arctic SAR event in March. – The scenario is an AECO member vessel in need of evacuation, and the only available resource around is […]

“The industry needs predictability”

February 7th, 2024

Frigg Jørgensen, AECO, Knut Arild Hareide, NMA, Einar Vik Arset, NCA and Monica Berstad, CEO, Cruise Norway. Photo: Gro Kibsgaard-Petersen Today, AECO is at the Norwegian Cruise Conference in Ålesund. The conference, organized by the Norwegian Coastal Administration, and the Norwegian Maritime Authority, is dedicated to maritime safety, emergency preparedness and rescue through collaboration. – […]