Baltice – Ice Navigation

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  1. Ice Conditions

    There are also symbols for disruptions of the ice, such as leads, fractures, and ridged or hummocked ice. In this lesson, you will learn about ice charts.

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  2. Restrictions in Different Geographic Areas

    Vessels handle ice in different ways, depending on size, load, strength, and condition.

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  3. The Risks of Low Temperatures

    Low temperatures and ice constitute a threat to both men, vessels, and cargo. It is crucial to take the right precautions and safety measures.

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  4. Voyage Planning

    In winter conditions, vessels must watch their surroundings closely at all times.

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