113th Congress Addresses Arctic Maritime Transportation Needs

Pacific Maritime Magazine, Feb. 2015

2 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2015 Last revised: 31 Jan 2015

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Craig H. Allen

University of Washington - School of Law

Date Written: December 30, 2014


In 2014, Congress enacted several pieces of legislation addressing the U.S. maritime Arctic. This article examines Title V of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, which is devoted to Arctic maritime transportation. It consists of six sections addressing Arctic maritime transportation and domain awareness, the IMO Polar Code, forward operating facilities in the Arctic, icebreakers and icebreaking in polar regions.

Keywords: Arctic, Arctic Shipping, Maritime Domain Awareness, Polar Code

JEL Classification: K10, K32, K33, L91, L92, L98

Suggested Citation

Allen, Craig H., 113th Congress Addresses Arctic Maritime Transportation Needs (December 30, 2014). Pacific Maritime Magazine, Feb. 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2545456 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2545456

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