Overview of Tanker Lightering in Arctic Alaska

Nuka Research was contracted by Ocean Conservancy to develop a report, Overview of Tanker Lightering in Arctic Alaska, to provide a general description on the process of tanker lightering operations in the region. Tanker lightering is the process of transferring petroleum cargo from one vessel to another and is essential for delivering fuel to Western … Read more

Shipping Transitions in Arctic Alaska: The 2020 Sulfur Cap and an HFO Ban

In anticipation of the global 2020 sulfur cap for vessel emissions based on the IMO, Ocean Conservancy contracted Nuka Research to develop a report describing how this may impact vessels operating in Arctic Alaska. A potential HFO ban in Arctic waters was also being considered at the International Maritime Organization at the time of the … Read more