ICE ADVISORY – POLAR WATERS

We are specialised in Ice Advisory on polar waters, mostly in Canadian Arctic, Greenland and Antarctica. Our team consists of senior officers with wide experience navigating in ice. You will find experience from ice breakers, cargo vessels, cruise vessels and research vessels. Scroll down to meet some of the team!

All our Ice Advisors are certified with the highest certificate (Level 2) Ice Navigator by Nautical Institute. In order to obtain that certificate, certain amount of days navigating in ice and as well in Polar waters must be proven. Ice navigation and Polar Code trainings mandatory as well.

ICE ADVISORY – BALTIC SEA, GULF OF FINLAND & BOTHNIA BAY

We are located in Estonia and therefore we offer Ice Advisory for the vessels visiting Baltic Sea & Gulf of Finland.

Our Ice Advisor usually joins the vessel inbound Baltic Sea from the Skaw, Kiel canal (end of the canal) or Tallinn roads, where we have smooth and working solution with crew boats available for embarkation/disembarkation. Ice Advisor can join the vessel also at any port on arrival or departure. According to client request we can arrange joining anywhere needed through our agents we cooperate with. Our service is smooth, reliable and comes with a fair price.

REMOTE ICE ADVISORY

Introducing innovation in Ice Advisory. Our experienced Ice Advisors can assist vessels and Masters also remotely. Many of our Ice Advisors are working on ice breakers and have access to precise weather and ice information. Putting their knowledge and experience behind remote ice advisory can be useful for companies and vessels who have experience navigating in ice and wish to have support from our team daily basis. This is cost effective alternative and tested by us with many happy customers.

PRICING / RATES

Our rates are based on day rate per working day for the Advisor. Prices vary depending on the operating area and length of contract. We are flexible and always client orientated, please ask for the best offer!

CONTACT US

Using the form below or:

Martti Muttik – Operations Manager

martti@nordcrewing.com

+372 5300 5185 (not always in reach when at sea)

Meet some of the team

Mr. Muttik

Martti is the Founder of Nordcrewing, Operations Manager for the Ice Advisory service and active Ice Advisor. Experienced as Deck Officer, Chief Officer and Master on different type of vessels, 8 years of experience on icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Sokk

Master on Estonian icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Experienced Master on various other ship types like offshore and cargo vessels. Ice Advisor experience in Canadian Arctic and Antarctica, Marine Pilot in Greenland. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training, additionally Deep Sea Pilot. Polar Code Instructor at Estonian Maritime Academy.

Mr. Kivi

Master on expedition Antarctica 200 "Discovery of Antarctica". Master on Estonian icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Experienced Master on various other ship types like offshore and cargo vessels. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training, additionally Deep Sea Pilot. Polar Code Instructor at Estonian Maritime Academy.

Mr. Lindström

Master at Silversea Cruises. Extensive cruise vessel background and, he has been in role of Ice Advisor on Crystal Endeavor taking her down from South America to Antarctic Peninsula. He has also been Master on expedition vessels in Arctic. Master since 1995. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Kose

Currently Master on cruise vessel, ex Master of Estonian icebreaker and long time experience on offshore support vessels worldwide. Ice navigation and ice breaking experience in the Gulf of Bothnia, Gulf of Finland, Alaska, Arctic and Antarctic waters. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training, additionally Deep Sea Pilot.

Mr. Westerlund

Currently Master on Finnish icebreaker. Multiple years as Ice Advisor in Arctic regions on cargo ships and yachts. Master on sea trials of Australia's Antarctic icebreaker. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mrs. Kujala

Currently Master on Finnish icebreaker, previously Master on Finnish multipurpose supply vessels/icebreakers involved in ice breaking and offshore projects worldwide. Multiple years as Ice Advisor in Arctic regions as well on Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mrs. Ettlin

Currently active Ice Advisor for Nordcrewing in Antarctica on South-African icebreaker/research vessel. Marine Pilot in Norway and Greenland. Extensive experience as Master on Expedition Cruise Vessels in Antarctica, Svalbard, Greenland, Canadian Arctic, Alaska and Eastern Russia. She has several times navigated the Northwest Passage. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Ms. Volovyk

Currently Chief Officer on expedition vessel in Antarctica. Years of experience on expedition vessels in Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard and Antarctica. Certified as Master Unlimited and Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Aednurm

Currently Chief Officer on Estonian icebreaker. Experienced as Deck Officer, Chief Officer and Master on different type of vessels, 9 years of experience on icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Šesterikov

Currently 2nd Officer on Estonian icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. He has experience working on other vessels navigating in ice at Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Himmist

Currently 2nd Officer on Estonian icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Previous experience mainly from passenger and cruise vessels. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Saar

Currently Master on Supramax class vessel. Years of working experience onboard icebreaker. Ice navigation and ice breaking experience in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Baltic Sea, Gulf of Finland and Bothnia Bay. Several times crossed the Northern Sea Route. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

Mr. Peeters

Has more than 10 years of experience on Estonian icebreaker operating in Polar waters, Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Kara Sea, Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Experienced Chief Officer on various other ship types like offshore and cargo vessels. Ice Navigator with Polar Code training.

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