Second meeting of the Forum

The second meeting of the Arctic Council's Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum will take place 14-15 May 2018 in London at the Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black’s Road Hammersmith W6 9DT. Attendance is by invitation only - invitations have been sent out (contact the PAME Secretariat for more information - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The purpose of the Arctic Shipping Best Practice Information Forum is to support effective implementation of the Polar Code by making publicly available on a dedicated web portal, information relevant to all those involved in safe and environmentally sound Arctic shipping, including vessels owners/operators, regulators, classification societies, marine insurers, and indigenous and local communities.

The Forum will place particular emphasis on collecting information of use to maritime administrations and/or Recognized Organizations in issuing Polar Ship Certificates (PSC) and conducting Operational Assessments, as well as information to be used by the shipowners and operators in developing Polar Water Operational Manual (PWOM).

Registration (ends April 15th)
Click here to register to the meeting

Provisional agenda
A draft agenda is available here (April 13)

Meeting Focus
Click here to download the Meeting focus outline.

Hotel information
A block booking has been made at the Clayton Hotel Chiswick.
In order to book a room please contact our Reservations department on +44 208 996 5200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting reference ARCT140518. To complete the reservation we will require a credit card details for guarantee purposes. This special rate will be available up until 1st May.

Additional hotels are in the vicinity of the meeting. Click here to see the meeting location. 

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