Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Irina Gribkovskaia
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

LOG904-149 Arctic Logistics (Autumn 2020)

About the course

Course content (abstract): The course is multidisciplinary and deals with logistical challenges in the Arctic related to maritime cargo transportation, exploration of Arctic petroleum resources, offshore oil and gas field development, environmental protection of the Arctic area, infrastructure and socio-economic development of the area, conflicts and cooperation of neighboring countries.


Topics covered: Logistics challenges during Arctic exploration, Arctic petroleum resources, transportation via the Northern Sea Route, offshore oil and gas field development, environmental protection, negotiations on Northern territories and their socio-economic development.

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

General knowledge of logistics

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

The students will learn about natural resources in the Arctic, logistical challenges of their exploration and production, oil and gas field development in the Arctic, cargo transportation via the NSR, environmental protection and socio-economic development of Arctic.

Forms of teaching and learning

Three hours of lectures per day and work on home exam.


Form of assessment: Home assessment without presentation

  • Proportion: 100%

  • Duration: -

  • Grouping: Group & Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material


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