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Göteborg: 2 December 2016

Polar Code – An overview

The International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters, commonly known as the Polar Code, is a ship-focused code with specific provisions that enhance the design, operations, and equipment standards of vessels operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters.

The Polar Code will enter into force on Jan. 1, 2017, and is divided into two Parts. Read more in the attached document below.

Polar Code - An overview.pdf

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