Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)Hyperlink 1: Northern Sea Route – Best practices and Challenges (2017)
For Part IB, see pages 1 and 12.
Hyperlink 2: Offshore Vessel Operations In Ice and or Severe Sub Zero Temperatures in Artic and Sub Artic regions (2014).
- We have also published a book through Witherby Seamanship: The use of large tankers in Seasonal First Year Ice and Severe sub-Zero conditions. (2010), however this has to be purchased this can be purchased for £125 at http://www.witherbyseamanship.com/large-tanker-sub-zero-ice-1.html.
- Other information papers from OCIMF: https://www.ocimf.org/library/information-papers/
Full Polar Code text
As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text
Additional Guidance to Section 2 (Definitions) of the Introduction)
Definitions used in the figure above
MDHT – Mean Daily High Temperature
MDAT – Mean Daily Average Temperature
MDLT – Mean Daily Low Temperature
Guidance instructions for determining MDLT:
- Determine the daily low temperature for each day for a 10 year period.
- Determine the average of the values over the 10 year period for each day.
- Plot the daily averages over the year.
- Take the lowest of the averages for the season of operation.
POLAR CODE CHAPTERS:
EXPLANATION AND SUBMISSIONS
Part IA - Safety MeasuresChapter 1: General
Chapter 2: Polar Water Operation Manual
Chapter 3: Ship structure
Chapter 4: Subdivision and stability
Chapter 5: Watertight and weathertight integrity
Chapter 6: Machinery installations
Chapter 7: Fire safety/Protection
Chapter 8: Life saving appliances and arrangements
Chapter 9: Safety of navigation
Chapter 10: Communication
Chapter 11: Voyage planning
Chapter 12: Manning and training