Arctic Frontiers 2014

At the Arctic Frontiers 2014, our researchers and cooperation partners presented results from the research project: A-LEX - Regulating Arctic Shipping: Political, legal, technological and environmental challenges.

Key Note Speaker Professor Aldo Chircop, Dalhousie University, Canada:

"Regimes in Transition: Regulating International Navigation and Shipping in the Arctic."

Professor Tore Henriksen, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Faculty of Law, UiT:

"The Polar Code and other developments at IMO."

Research Fellow Piotr Graczyk, Faculty of Social Sciences, UiT:

"Institutional interplay in Arctic shipping governance role of the Arctic Council in the development of the IMO’s Polar Code."

Associate Professor Ingvild Jakobsen, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Faculty of Law, UiT:

"Legal comment on the Ballast Water Convention."

Professor Erik Molenaar, K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Faculty of Law, UiT:

"Options for Regional Regulation of Merchant Shipping Outside IMO, with Particular Reference to the Arctic Region."

Professor David VanderZwaag, Dalhousie University, Canada:

"Canada and the Governance of Arctic Shipping: Navigating between Unilateralism and International Cooperation."

Professor Alexander Skaridov, Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping, Russia:

"Arctic Marine Shipping – Russian Scenario."

 

Poster Presentations:
Senior Advisor Kjetil Sagerup and PhD-student Lars-Henrik Larsen, Akvaplan-niva AS:

"A-LEX: Environmental Implications." 

 

Researcher Victoria Gribkovskaia, Marintek-Sintef:

"A-LEX: Technological challenges for Arctic Shipping."