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Fcracking I-C-E is designed to decrease shipping costs to consumers and reduce harmful emissions!


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Summary

 

The major objective of Fcracking I-C-E is to facilitate shipping lanes

normally frozen!

 

Routing shipping traffic through the Arctic allows for shorter sailing

distances resulting in shorter trips.

 

Shipping operators can achieve cost savings through a reduction of the

number of days at sea, and energy efficiency improvements due to

slower speeds or a combination of both.

 

Distance savings along Arctic shipping routes can be as high as 40

percent compared to the traditional shipping lanes via the Suez Canal.

 

Shorter sailing distances allow for considerable fuel cost savings. The

reduced number of days at sea allows a ship to make more return trips

resulting in increased revenue and potentially greater profits.

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AS AN EXAMPLE;

 

The cargo ship, Nordic Orion, recently unloaded 74,000 tons of coal at

the Port of Pori on Finland's western coast. This delivery through the

Northwest Passage marked the first time a commercial bulk carrier has

navigated the ice-choked route.

 

The Nordic Orion's trip through the Northwest Passage shaved about

1,000 nautical miles or 1,850 km off its normal trip to Finland via the

Panama Canal.

 

It was also able to carry more coal than usual, because it didn't need to

pass through the canal's shallower waters.

 

The ship's owner estimates the trip saved about $200,000.

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Fcracking I-C-E  is "out-of-the-box" innovation designed to

challenge the no business that normally halts ship travel everytime

the channel becomes frozen . . unless the ship has a highly

fortified hull or employs an I-C-E breaker to lead the way.                       _________________________________________________________

The bottom line here is . . everyday a normally frozen shipping

lane on Planet Earth becomes navigational is a rare opportunity to

increase profits for shippers, savings to consumers, and

reductions in harmful emissions.


Category of the action

Geoengineering


What actions do you propose?

Challenge #1

As an example;

(a) We now have I-C-E 2 feet thick and weather history highly indicates

this 2 feet thick I-C-E will eventually expand to I-C-E  4 feet thick and shut

down this shipping lane.

 

(b) Our strategy is to SAFELY use unmanned hook and cable drones to

transport * custom shaped charges and strategically set them down on

the 2 feet thick I-C-E, unhook and fly back to another charge, and repeat

until this phase of the operation is finished.

 

(c) Over a period of time and weatherization . . * these custom shaped

charges will eventually be =sandwiched= between the 2 feet and 4 feet

I-C-E where their shaped designs focus the maximum effect of the

explosives' energy to blow the I-C-E apart where the ships thrust can

maneuver through the shipping lane. 

 

PLEASE NOTE;

If a charge was set down on the 2 feet I-C-E and detonated . . a

large portion of the energy would blow off into the atmosphere.

If a charge was labor intensively maneuvered under the 2 feet of I-

C-E and detonated . . a large portion of the energy could adversely

impact sea life.

 

The Fcracking I-C-E sequence of application, weathering, and

detonation creates a =sandwiched= effect where the explosives'

energy cracks, distorts, and blows the I-C-E apart.

 

(d) These charges also contain a signaling micro chip or device

where their  location is monitored by lower frequency radar like

NASA'S Operation Bridge which has four different kinds of radar.

 

(e) These charges will not detonate until the ship's drone with

eletromagnetic waves, which are matched to the right resonance

frequencies, flies over the charge and sets off the detonator.

 

(f) When the ships radar screen detects a charge is up ahead, the

ship flies their drone to the charge and the matching

electromagnetic frequencies detonates the charge at a safe

distance.

 

(g) This Fcracking I-C-E process (using shaped charges) is

designed to Fcrack, crack, and distort the I-C-E where the ships

thrust can slough (sluff off) the I-C-E to the sides enough to

proceed.

 

All of the above steps . . (a) through (g) were used to neutralize

Challenge #1.                          

 

Challenge #2 will apply charges at 3 feet of I-C-E and detonate at 6 feet

of I-C-E.

 

Challenge #3 will apply charges at 4 feet and detonate at 8 feet.

 

Challenge #4 applies at 5 feet and detonates at 10 feet.


Who will take these actions?

 

Governments, shipping operators, collations, and consortiums.

                  This is a short overview of how it could work;

TO BE SAFE & EFFECTIVE . . FCRACKING I-C-E NEEDS . . .

A Chain of Command . . a.k.a. C.O.C.

 

Authorities Having Jurisdiction.

 

Governmental agencies, offices, or individuals responsible for approving

equipment, installations, and procedures. 


Where will these actions be taken?

 

Fcracking I-C-E is designed to challenge and help open normally

frozen shipping lanes for a longer period of time in the Arctic,

Antarctia, and many locations on Planet Earth.

 


What are other key benefits?

 

The benefits of increased revenue and profits to shipping operators and

savings to consumers could provide our world's economy a much

needed boast at a critical time. 

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If our world leaders seriously want to address the economical and

environmental impacts of shipping . . the potential of Fcracking I-C-E to

help keep open normally frozen shipping lanes for a longer period of time

should be a consideration.

 


What are the proposal’s costs?

 

Because Fcracking I-C-E will be sailing in frozen uncharted waters

until a pattern of certain factors and variables can be substantiated . .

costs will have to be compared in relation to the economical,

environmental, and effectiveness of impacts and benefits.

 


Time line

 

There may be divergent thought as to when to begin Fcracking I-C-E.

 

Some may believe there should be an already set in place Chain of

Command . . a.k.a. C.O.C. before the project officially begins.

 

However ; there may be others who believe with so much at stake

economically and environmentally those willing to step out and pursue

action should be able to do so without the hassle and interference of

those who fail to realize . . . . . . that according to the International

Maritime Organization (IMO), carbon dioxide emissions from

shipping is estimated to be 4 or 5 percent of the global total and

estimated to rise by as much as 72 percent by 2020 if no action is

taken. 

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If our planetary leaders continue thinking " inside-the-box",

declining to be connected, and choosing the indecision of

business as usual, Planet Earth will inevitably succumb to our

vices and superficial reasoning.

 

We have the responsibility to work together and seek the

greater good as caretakers of Planet Earth.


Related proposals

 

Fcracking   I - C - E  is unprecedented.  

Adaptation to Climate Change, " SAFELY ADDRESSING ADAPTATION ON A GLOBAL SCALE!"

Adaptation to Climate Change, " A Common Sense Transition To Adaptation!"

Geoengineering, " CO2 Enhancement Process. "

Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience, " Coastal Reef, Barrier, and Fish Development on a Shoestring Budget! "

Global plan, " Strategically Transitioning To Global Adaptation!"

 


References

 

Websites:

The Fine Line Between Adaptation and Migration!

The Fine Line Between Adaptation and Migration!

Cloudtec is a net environmental, pollution removal and cooling process!

                                                   Cloudtec

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The Arctic Institute - The future of shipping

http://www.thearcticinstitute.org/2012

Environmental Impact of shipping

http://en.wikipedia.org/wikienvironmental_impact_of_shipping 

International Maritine Organization (IMO)

http://www.imo.org