Effects of the Arctic Sea Routes (NSR and NWP) Navigability on Port Industry

(By Masahiko Furuichi, Ph.D. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Natsuhiko Otsuka, Ph. D. North Japan Port Consultants (NJPC))

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1. Prospects on Future Natural Conditions in the Arctic Ocean

2. World’s Interests in the Arctic Sea Routes

3. Potential Shipping Routes through the Arctic Ocean

4. Scenarios of Future Arctic Shipping

5. Cost Analysis of Arctic Shipping

6. Summary