Synopses & Reviews
The most comprehensive and richest study undertaken so far of the factors and conditions that will determine the scope and range of shipping and shipping activities in Arctic waters now and in the future. Furthermore, it is the first study comparing the three Arctic transportation corridors, covering a variety of interacting and interdependent factors such as:
- geopolitics, military affairs, global warming, sea ice melting, international economic trends, resources, competing modes of transportation, environmental challenges, logistics, ocean law and regulations, corporate governance, jurisdictional matters and rights of indigenous peoples, arctic cruise tourism and marine insurance.
This comprehensive study of shipping activities in Arctic waters explores factors and conditions that will determine the scope and range of the industry for years to come. Topics include geopolitics, military affairs, global warming, sea ice melting and more.
Table of Contents
1. The transportation passages of the arctic ocean and connecting corridors in southern waters.- 2. Geopolitics and big power interests in the arctic.- 3. Ipping, resources, economic trends and alternative means of transport.- 4. Environmental challenges and other operating conditions.- 5. Shipping and arctic infrastructure.- 6. Ocean law, coastal waters, jurisdictional controversies - indigenouse peoples rights.- 7. The northeast, northwest and trans polar passages in comparison.