Arctic Ship Traffic Data - ASTD

Collecting and distributing accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information on shipping activities in the Arctic.

Main activities

  1. Augment the ASTD System with new functionalities, adding new data layers and additional data, enhancing its analytical and report generating capabilities
  2. Facilitate access for eligible users, particularly Arctic States, PPs, Observers, and Arctic Council subsidiary bodies
  3. Refine the ASTD System application forms and instructions to clarify ambiguities and make easier to use
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Navigating the future of Arctic shipping

What an increase in Arctic shipping means for the region
10 May 2021

Report on Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic launched

The Arctic Council's Working Group on the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) issued its second Arctic Shipping Status Report – Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) Use by...
21 Oct 2020

First Arctic Shipping Status Report from PAME Working Group highlights increase in Arctic shipping traffic

Ship traffic is increasing in the Arctic. The exploration and extraction of resources and increasing marine tourism combined with changing environmental, societal and eco...
14 Apr 2020
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Lead Working Groups
PAME
Lead Arctic States & Permanent Participants
Norway
The United States
Start
2019
End
2023
Status
On track

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