written by Eleonora Milazzo – ACCEL European Fellow

Photo credit: Xinhua
The Xue Long, a Chinese icebreaker. Photo credit: Xinhua

The latest Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment Progress Report showed a steady expansion of shipping. Shipping in the Arctic largely depends on seasonal weather conditions. With the summer ice expected to contract for longer periods during the summer months, costs of shipping will decrease and vessel traffic will increase, following the development of resource extraction and new fishing opportunities…

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