2018 March 2
Experts: tenfold increase of Northern Sea Route’s cargo turnover possible
Building up the cargo turnover along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to 80 million tonnes by 2025 is a realistic task, which may be achieved by developing infrastructures and the icebreaker fleet...
MOL and Russia to Cooperate on Arctic Shipping
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Russian Federation’s Far East Investment and Export Agency...
This nuclear-powered ship will break through two meter thick Arctic ice at 12 knots speed
And the president expressed special excitement about the «Lider», the projected super-powerful nuclear powered icebreaker capable of opening the thickest parts of the Arctic icepack all year round...
2020 July 6
Low water level in some sections of inland water ways, capital intensity of fleet upgrading, high cost of fuel, tough competition with other types of transport are among the problems of river shipping in Russia. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksandr Poshivai, head of Rosmorrechflot (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency), touches on these problems as well as the cruise tourism as a sector most affected by the pandemic.
Interview with Rosmorrechflot head Aleksandr Poshivai
Low water level in some sections of inland water ways, capital intensity of fleet upgrading, high cost of fuel, tough competition with other types of transport are among the problems of river shipping...Interview with Rosmorrechflot head Aleksandr Poshivai