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September 1, 2017



The IMO recently released a new video on search and rescue operations in polar waters. This follows on the heels of a video created on the IMO Polar Code, published in May 2017. Concerns have been raised that there isn’t enough marine infrastructure to support these kinds of operations, in addition to having to deal with harsh weather conditions and vast remote stretches of open-ocean. Being able to effectively monitor ship movements and respond to crises can also be affected by the current state of limited satellite communications.

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