Up the Pole (The Secrets of Ice Cruising)

For most of my professional career as an officer on cargo and passenger ships, avoiding icebergs has been a fundamental of the job. As Chief Officer onboard Queen Mary 2, for instance, standard policy was to stay at least 20 miles from reported ice.


For most of my professional career as an officer on cargo and passenger ships, avoiding icebergs has been a fundamental of the job. As Chief Officer onboard Queen Mary 2, for instance, standard policy was to stay at least 20 miles from reported ice.