Beijing: China is going to complete its first Arctic shipping guideline in June this year. The guidelines are jointly compiled by Ministry of Transport, Polar Research Institute of China and the Ship Navigation Engineering Research Center in Fujian Jimei Univeristy.
According to Huang Pengfei, deputy chief of the Ship Navigation Engineering Research Center in Jimei Univeristy, the compilation of the guidelines started in October last year and the guidelines will mainly serve the Chinese merchant ships sailing on the Arctic routes in the future.
China’s ship COSCO Yong Sheng completed the country’s first Arctic merchant ship voyage in September last year. [17/03/14]