Tagged: Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO)

Kickoff for the Clean Up Iceland project, a collaboration between AECO, The Blue Army, Gára and the Icelandic Coast Guard

Kickoff for the Clean Up Iceland project, a collaboration between AECO, The Blue Army, Gára and the Icelandic Coast Guard (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - March 2023)AECO’s members have done cleanups on Svalbard for over 20 years with great success. Starting with this kickoff, AECO expands the project to Iceland – while supporting the great work of The Blue Army, says AECO’s Head of Operations, Melissa Nacke. (more…)

Expedition cruise industry prepares for safe reopening – 62 participants representing 38 member organizations attended AECO’s digital Annual General Meeting

AECO (Logo)62 participants representing 38 member organizations attended AECO’s digital Annual General Meeting, held on Wednesday October 20. While the pandemic has limited expedition cruising in the Arctic, AECO and the industry has been keeping busy strengthening industry practices. (more…)

Report from Joint Arctic Search and Rescue Tabletop Exercise published

This week, the report from the most recent “Joint Arctic Search and Rescue Tabletop Exercise” was published. The report highlights how the skillset of expedition staff can be leveraged when establishing and evacuating passengers to a shore camp. (more…)