Novosibirsk shipping lock starts 60th navigation season (photo)
Ceremonial start of the 60th navigation season was held on 10 May 2017 at Novosibirsk shipping lock, the only one beyond the Urals, says press center of Rosmorrechflot.
Novosibirsk shipping lock provides a link between Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo regions with the Altai Territory and the Far North areas.
The ceremony was attended by Sergei Pavlushkin, head of the Ob Basin Administration; Sergei Menyailo, Plenipotentiary of the President in the Siberian Federal District; Vladimir Gorodetsky, Novosibirsk Region Governor; Anatoly Lokot’, Novosibirsk mayor and other officials. Representatives of Ob Basin Administration, cadets of Novosibirsk River Command College, veterans, teachers and students of Siberian State University of Water Transport also took part in the ceremony.