In October 2012, the Norwegian Coastal Administration hosted an e-navigation workshop on Information Exchange and Communication in Polar and Remote Regions. Presentations from the workshop can be downloaded here.
Operational and communication challenges in the Arctic and Antarctic regions by Jon Leon Ervik, Norwegian Coastal Administration
Operational and communication challenges, An Antarctic perspective by Mahesh Alimchandani, Australian Maritime Safety Agency
40 Years Since the Bravo Blow Out – what has been done since then?
Many people remember the uncontrolled blow out at the “Bravo” platform in the North Sea in 1977. Some people also remember the hero of the moment, Red Adair, flown in to stop the spill. For those of us who work with emergency preparedness for oil recovery operations, the Bravo accident marks the beginning of the strengthening and development of Norwegian emergency preparedness for oil recovery operations.
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