Arctia Shipping, the Finland-based global specialist in icebreaking and Arctic operations, has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC).
” Arctia brings extensive maritime experience and expertise in ice and Arctic operations to the WOC and adds significantly to the number of important firms with Arctic activities distinguishing themselves as members of the WOC,” the Council said in a release.
Arctia Shipping’s CEO, Tero Vauraste, commented, “ With the increased level of economic activity in the Arctic region, it is critical for ocean companies to collaborate in ensuring that the growing industry operations in ice and Arctic conditions are safe and responsible.”
WOC CEO, Paul Holthus added, “The World Ocean Council is extremely pleased to welcome Arctia to our growing ocean business leadership alliance and, especially, to our continued efforts to develop the multi-industry Arctic Business Leadership Council”.
Press Release, July 24, 2014