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Voyages on the Northern Sea Route

Authors: Pastusiak, Tadeusz

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  • Provides successful long-term forecast of ice navigation
  • Reveals the dangers of sailing on the Northern Sea Route
  • Includes tips on how to plan and schedule ship voyages in the Russian Arctic
  • Presents an innovative probabilistic method of voyage planning and scheduling based on current statistics
  • Describes how to achieve a successful voyage on ice
  • Explains why ice conditions can be overcome by an experienced crew without damages and at high average voyage speed
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  • Due: November 22, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25490-2
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  • Due: October 25, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25489-6
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About this book

This book explains vessels’ ability to overcome ice on the Northern Sea Route, as well as the criteria of safe speed and maneuvering of vessels on ice. It provides a successful long-term forecast of ice navigation and reveals the dangers of sailing on the Northern Sea Route, It includes tips on how to plan and schedule voyages in the Russian Arctic. 

The book develops a set of suggested routes for the period of opening and closing of the transit ice-free zone through the NSR based on the last eleven navigation seasons. It presents a method for determining the date for beginning a voyage of a vessel without ice strengthening through the NSR. It also develops a model of initial (long-term) and operational decision-making support system for vessel voyage planning and scheduling.

The main audience for the book are officers at operational and management level of competency, people planning voyages on the Northern Sea Route in the office of ship operator and in chartering department or consulting company, and participants of Ice Navigator IMO Model Courses at basic and advanced level of competency.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • Due: November 22, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25490-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: October 25, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25489-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Voyages on the Northern Sea Route
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-25490-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-25490-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-25489-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXVIII, 281
Number of Illustrations
186 b/w illustrations, 58 illustrations in colour
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