U.S., Russian Federation propose Bering Strait ship traffic routing measures

U.S., Russian Federation propose Bering Strait ship traffic routing measures
WASHINGTON – In response to increased Arctic shipping traffic, the United States and Russian Federation have proposed a system of two-way routes for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and Bering Sea. To view or download the routes, click here. The nations jointly developed and submitted the proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to establish six two-way routes and six precautionary...