In October, shortly after returning from 77 days away as ice-navigator in a bulk carrier bring iron ore out of northern Baffin Island, I was able to participate in the Maritime Security Challenges conference of Maritime Forces Pacific in Victoria. This gave me an excellent opportunity to share some of my practical perspectives on Arctic navigation and participate in a wider discussion of the strategic issues of the area.
Maritime Security Challenges Conference 2018
About the Author: Nigel Greenwood
Nigel Greenwood completed a 37-year naval career as the Commander of Canada’s Pacific naval forces. In this role he was responsible for: defence of Canada’s western maritime approaches; generation of ready forces for deployment to international maritime operations; Search and Rescue in the Pacific Northwest and over the landmass of BC and the Yukon; assistance to civil authorities for domestic emergencies and law enforcement; and maintenance of Canada’s maritime defence relations in the Pacific.
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