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Overview on Perspective of Arctic Container Shipping was held on 23 Jan 2024 successfully

Dr. XU Hua, North Pacific Arctic Research Community (NPARC) Member, whose research covers maritime economics, especially focusing on Arctic shipping issues in the long term, has been invited as the guest speaker. 


With his comprehensive research areas, Dr. XU has brought a broad perspective of Arctic container shipping now as well as the future. During the seminar, Dr. XU discussed further the economic performance of shipping routes, change of sea ice, technologies of ice-going ships and global geopolitics etc. in Arctic container shipping.


29 Participants from PolyU, students and maritime industry exchanged their views on Arctic container shipping such as cargo type, ice ships using in Arctic shipping and insurance in Arctic shipping in the Q&A section.