International Ice Patrol


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International Ice Patrol

[¦in·tər¦nash·ən·əl ′īs pə‚trōl]
(oceanography)
An organization established in 1914 to protect shipping by providing iceberg warnings.
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Washington, April 14 ( ANI ): International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea and the International Ice Patrol (IIP) is planning to launch a new generation of public good satellites to monitor icebergs in Arctic in an effort to prevent another Titanic disaster.
These lessons later led to the establishment of International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) for maritime safety requirements and International Ice Patrol of North Atlantic shipping routes.
The CASA CN-235-300M is a transport and surveillance, fixed-wing aircraft that will be used to perform search-and-rescue missions, enforce laws and treaties includingillegal-drug interdiction, marine environmental protection, military readiness, and International Ice Patrol missions, as well as cargo and personnel transport.
the first time on the International Ice Patrol, a practice that
The sinking of the Titanic led to the founding of the International Ice Patrol and other measures to deal with the hazards of icebergs.
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