Weekend Study: DIIS Brief on Sea Routes through Arctic Ocean

by OldSailor on April 19, 2009


DIIS_Brief We hear a lot about Arctic Ocean becoming ice-free due to global warming in the future.

If Arctic Ocean becomes ice-free, what would be the impact on world shipping routes ?

Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) brief analysesNorthern_sea_route

  • Are the Northern sea routes really shorter than the normally used sea routes ?
  • Are the shipping companies interested in using the Northern sea routes ?
  • Is the shipping traffic through Panama Canal and Suez Canal going to reduce ?
  • Is the Indian Ocean going to be of no importance ?
  • Are the Somali pirates going to lose their business ?

To find the answers, download as pdf and read yourself :

DIIS Brief: Are the northern sea routes really the shortest ?

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