A vessel traf?c service for the Bering Strait

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Nations and multinational corporations are positioning themselves to take full advantage of the Arctic’s Northwest Passage and Northern Sea Route.

However, there is very little safety infrastructure in place to ensure incident-free transit. Both of these Sea Lines of Communication terminate in the Bering Strait, the gateway to the Arctic.

In this critical water space it is essential the United States and Russia begin considering how to manage traffic through this strategic choke point.

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