The links below take you to Press Clippings connected to Martech Polar Consulting Ltd.
Ice-free Arctic waters open up new opportunities and dangers
In the February 2009 issue of Professional Mariner magazine, Captain Kelly Sweeny discusses some of the issues surrounding potential increased shipping in the Arctic, and with input from Martech Polar's Captain David Snider, the issues surrounding the need for formal global standards for Ice Navigators
Passage Im Nicht Mehr Ewigen Eis
In issue 04/08 of Schenker "logistics" writer Henning Seitz discusses the Northern Sea Route and Northwest Passage future relative to climate change. Captain Snider provided an Ice Navigator's view of the issues facing navigators in the passages
Canada's Third Ocean - Trade Route of the 21st Century?
Report in the August 2007 issue of Harbour and Shipping magazine on the Nautical Institute British Columbia Branch conference of the same name, at which Captain Snider described challenges to commercial shipping in the Northwest Passage
During the multi-departmental Arctic Sovereignty Operation Lancaster conducted in the Eastern Canadian Arctic, Captain Snider sailed as advisor to Commander Joint Task Force North.
Polar Road to Riches
In the 21 January 2006 issue of New Scientist, Mick Hammer suggests novel ways to navigate and break through Arctic ice are bringing the region's untapped resources within reach. Martech Polar's Captain David Snider provided technical input and comment.
Canadian Sailings 02 January 2006 Issue profiles Captain David Snider, Ice Pilot
B.C. Seminar to Examine Piracy, Terrorism
Canadian Sailings 04 April 2005 Issue describes Nautical Institute British Columbia Branch Seminar on Piracy and Terrorism. Martech Polar one of five marine industry sponsors
Franklin's Lost Expedition
March 2005 Newsletter from Victoria, British Columbia Bed and Breakfast Inn Wayward Navigator
Captain David Snider describes his involvement in Crossing the Line Films documentary "The Lost Expedition" on the fate of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated 1850's search for the Northwest Passage
Conferences - Nautical Institute British Columbia Branch
Nautical Institute Journal Seaways January 2005 reports on the presentation of Commendation Certificate to Captain David Snider by Past President Captain Martin Scott FNI
Iceman Navigates the Arctic - Canada.com July 2004
Profile of Captain David Snider, Ice Pilot. Published in Victoria Times Colonist 27 June 2004 and The Province, web posted on Canada.com
Captain David Snider Ice Pilot
Mariner Life Magazine monthly "On the Job" profiles Captain David Snider