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Tag: Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO)

  • Monday, October 19th 2015 - 21:46 UTC

    Polar operators keen on conducting citizen science projects

    Kim Crosbie, Executive Director, IAATO, highlighted that after a period of downturn, tourism to Antarctica is recovering and diversifying

    Field staff from the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operations (IAATO) and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) got together in Toronto last month in the first Polar field staff conference ever held. Seventy-five people attended over the three days representing 24 IAATO/AECO members, three governments, three universities and the World Wildlife Fund.

  • Thursday, September 24th 2015 - 07:18 UTC

    Polar Tour Operators hold first Antarctic/Arctic field guide conference

    The conference, will runs from 27-29 September

    The poles are combining forces in Toronto next week at a unique conference for polar field staff organized by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) in collaboration with its sister organization in the Arctic, the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO).

  • Friday, June 19th 2015 - 15:32 UTC

    Joint IAATO-Lloyd’s Register workshop to prepare for the Polar Code

    A dynamic, interactive and constructive workshop on how to tackle implementing the forthcoming International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Polar Code has just concluded and fittingly, the workshop took place at London’s home of exploration, the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington.

  • Tuesday, October 7th 2014 - 22:08 UTC

    Enhancing safe navigation in polar waters

    “It has taken considerable work and time to set up this system”, said Captain Leif Skog of Lindblad Expeditions, a long-time member of IAATO

    The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) and the International Association for Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO), in cooperation with Lindblad Expeditions, have found a way for cruise operators to share years of depth soundings from the Arctic and Antarctica.