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Arctic Marine Risk Assessment

A common approach to marine risk assessment in the Arctic region.

Objective

Build on the Guideline and Tool for Arctic Marine Risk Assessment and focus on the next steps of the risk management process: risk evaluation, risk treatment and report. This project contributes to objective 3.1.2 "Enhancing cooperation on maritime risk assessments" of the Arctic Council Framework Plan for Oil Pollution Prevention.

Activities

  • To further contribute to the circumpolar marine risk assessment building on the previous phase of the project, starting by organizing a scoping workshop in 2021

News

Arctic Marine Risk Assessment Guideline launched

The Guideline aims to improve safety of Arctic marine operations by incorporating Arctic-specific risk factors not covered by existing guidelines.
20 Apr 2020
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Lead Working Groups
EPPR
Lead Arctic States & Permanent Participants
Norway
Start
2018
End
2021
Status
On track

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