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2015 May 27 12:47

ROSATOM: contracts for Arctic icebreaking cover transportation of 40 mln t of cargo per year

Contracts for ice-routing services in the Arctic cover transportation of 40 mln t of cargo per year,  IAA PortNews journalist cites Sergey Kirienko, Director General of State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, as telling journalists during the keel-laying ceremony held by Baltiysky Zavod for the first serial nuclear-powered icebreaker of Project 22220.

According to General Director of Atomflot Vyacheslav Ruksha who also attended the ceremony, said that annual cargo flow along the Arctic routes would reach 30 mln t in 3 years.

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