NSR

2018 September 12

09:44 NOVATEK and Atomflot sign agreement on construction of LNG powered icebreakers

2018 September 6

18:00 Russia to design unmanned icebreaker and unmanned cargo carrier for Arctic waters

2018 July 25

09:42 Draft law on NSR administration approved in the first reading by Russia’s State Duma

2018 July 24

17:16 Vyacheslav Ruksha appointed as Deputy Director General of Rosatom, Director of NSR Directorate

2018 July 10

15:35 Draft law on Rosatom’s authorities in Northern Sea Route development submitted to State Duma

2018 July 6

11:21 LNG carriers are completing the Northern Sea Route passage

2018 June 29

13:43 RF Transport Ministry plans developing NSR together with Rosatom – Yevgeny Ditrikh

2018 June 20

17:33 Rosatomflot extends its winter-spring navigation period amid challenging ice conditions

2018 May 22

12:42 IMO approves joint RF/USA proposal on regulation of shipping in the Bering Strait (photo)

2018 May 17

10:56 Russia’s Accounts Chamber not to back draft law of Rosatom on NSR and Arctic infrastructure

2018 May 8

09:34 Vladimir Putin gives instructions to RF Government on development of transport corridors and NSR

2018 April 4

14:16 RF Transport Ministry set to enhance level of NSR technological infrastructure up to 40.5%

2018 March 28

14:51 RF Transport Ministry set to establish a unified FSBI Northern Sea Route administration in 2018

2018 March 27

16:54 NRSC ships deliver cargo for construction of Arctic LNG 2 (photo)

2018 March 2

10:00 Russia has the most powerful icebreaker fleet in the world (photo)

2018 March 1

16:48 NSR cargo traffic to surge tenfold to 80 million tonnes by 2025 – Vladimir Putin

2018 February 16

15:26 Cargo traffic through NSR in 2017 grew by 36% Y-o-Y to 9.9 mln t

2018 January 23

18:02 492 vessels escorted by nuclear-powered icebreakers on NSR up 20% Y-o-Y

2018 January 16

12:49 NSR cargo traffic in 2017 included 9.73 mln t carried by seagoing vessels and 797,190 t carried by river ships

2017 December 25

13:33 Seoul, Korea hosted a seminar focused on challenges of Arctic maritime transportation

2017 December 7

15:03 Russian Arctic to face period of serious changes - Deputy PM of Russia

2017 December 6

12:46 Russia’s Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin says the country needs at least 3 Leader-type icebreakers
10:49 Northern Sea Route traffic forecasted to grow by 36% to 10.2 mln t this year

2017 November 30

20:38 Nuclear-powered icebreakers assisted 87 vessels through NSR in summer-autumn navigation season of 2017

2017 September 12

17:49 AEC at the 2017 Eastern Economic Forum

2017 September 8

14:27 Vladimir Putin took part in Zvezda shipyard’s keel laying ceremony for 4 multi-purpose high ice class supply vessels (photo)

2017 September 7

17:47 IAA PortNews offers photo release of MSCC Bronka welcoming СOSCO’s LIAN HUA SONG

2017 September 6

15:41 M/V Mikhail Kutuzov (Murmansk Shipping Company) passed Northern Sea Route without icebreaker assistance

2017 June 16

09:38 The Northern Sea Route will be used much more actively than now – Vladimir Putin

2017 April 27

11:50 RF Transport Ministry suggests NSRA reorganization and authorization for additional functions (photo)
11:05 Vitaly Klyuev forecasts up to 50 large ships and 200 service fleet units to operate permanently on NSR in years ahead

2017 March 30

13:16 Maersk is greatly interested in operation on the Northern Sea Route – Sergei Ivanov (photo)

2017 March 29

14:36 Dmitry Rogozin brings up the issue of making a decision on the time to start the construction of Leader-class icebreaker

2016 October 24

17:29 Dredging ship Belomorsky returns to Arkhangelsk under Russian flag (photo)

2016 October 21

11:57 Northern Sea Route traffic to reach 6 mln t in 2016 – NSR Administration

2016 October 6

10:36 Vitaly Klyuev says all NSR navigation rules of Russia included into Polar Code

2016 September 30

16:56 Amendments into Rules for Navigation in NSR waters brought up for public discussion (document)

2016 September 22

13:55 16 violations of NSR navigation rules registered this year (photo)
09:18 Northern Sea Route cargo traffic totaled 4.36 mln t by mid-September

2016 August 4

12:47 Rosmorport’s Arkhangelsk Branch will provide ice pilotage services to gas tankers on the Northern Sea Route

2016 July 11

13:48 FESCO to start summer navigation in the eastern sector of the Arctic Region

2016 April 19

11:56 Dmitry Smirnov appointed as Head of Northern Sea Route Administration (photo)

2016 April 11

13:19 Nikolai Monko appointed as Acting Head of Northern Sea Route Administration

2016 February 2

11:38 Murmansk Region suggests exploring the issue of NSR cargo base

2015 December 21

13:33 Icebreaker Vaygach completed assisting tanker Svyatoy Pyotr in NSR waters (photo)

2015 November 17

09:42 Putin says Far East ports, NSR to become an infrastructure link between APR and Europe

2015 November 11

12:26 CNIIMF presents conceptual design for Arctic boxship (photo)

2015 October 22

16:40 Two floating cranes towed by Rosmorrechflot’s ship from Saint-Petersburg to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky via NSR (photo)

2015 September 7

11:01 Vladimir Putin set to turn NSR into competitive transport corridor of global significance

2015 May 13

17:15 Rules for separate record-keeping in respect of services within NSR waters to be approved by October 2015

2015 April 28

13:40 RF Government approves state regulation of rates for assistance provided to vessels within NSR water area