Arctia Shipping Joins World Ocean Council

Leading Icebreaker Fleet Joins Growing Global Industry Alliance on Corporate Ocean Responsibility

By MarEx 2014-07-24 12:46:00

Arctia Shipping, the Finland-based global leader in icebreaking and Arctic operations, has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC).

With its headquarters in Finland, Arctia brings extensive maritime experience and expertise in ice and Arctic operations to the WOC and adds significantly to the number of important firms with Arctic activities distinguishing themselves as members of the WOC.

Arctia Shipping’s CEO, Tero Vauraste, commented, “Arctia is pleased to become a member of the World Ocean Council, which provides an important global business leadership alliance on ocean sustainability, science and stewardship. With the increased level of economic activity in the Arctic region, it is critical for ocean companies to collaborate in ensuring that the growing industry operations in ice and Arctic conditions are safe and responsible.”

WOC CEO, Paul Holthus added, “The World Ocean Council is extremely pleased to welcome Arctia to our growing ocean business leadership alliance and, especially, to our continued efforts to develop the multi-industry Arctic Business Leadership Council”.

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