Tag: Northern Sea Route

Venta Maersk: first containership passed Northern Sea Route

Venta Maersk

Maersk Line’s containership Venta Maersk has almost completed her maiden voyage from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg through the Northern Sea Route (NSR). On 22 September the vessel arrived at Bremerhaven, having successfully passed the Arctic Ocean from the Bering Strait to the Norwegian Sea, and now on the way to St. Petersburg passing by Sweden, […]

Russia to build a new deep-sea port in the north

Arkhangelsk port

The project of a new deep-water region of the Arkhangelsk port in the north of Russia was presented to the state-run Vnesheconombank (Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs, or VEB) as one of the projects competing for federal funding, informs PortNews agency. The project includes construction of a modern transport hub consisting of four […]

Russian Arctic port Sabetta dispatches first LNG

Sabetta first LNG

Over the past week-end, the first two LNG tankers – Russian Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie and Greek Dynagas’ Boris Vilkitsky – were loaded at the port of Sabetta with the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced at the Yamal LNG plant and set off eastward heading towards the markets in Asia. Our first article […]

FESCO delivered project cargo for Moscow metro via Northern Sea Route

FESCO project cargo

FESCO Transportation Group, a leading Russian container logistics company, has completed the delivery of 5 tunnel-boring machines from Shanghai to Moscow via the Northern Sea Route, informs the company’s press service. The equipment was produced by China Railway Construction Corporation Limited and will be used to construct stations of a new line of Moscow metro. […]

COSCO ship passed Northern Sea Route and called at Bronka Port

COSCO Northern Sea Route

On 7 September, Bronka Port (Russia) welcomed СOSCO’s dry cargo carrier LIAN HUA SONG that passed from China to Russia along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the first time in the history of the two countries’ relationships, informs PortNews. The vessel (length – 180m, width – 27m, draft – 7.9m; deadweight – 27,500 t) left […]

FESCO unique heavy cargo logistic project

Russian FESCO Transportation Group delivers two giant hydraulic turbine wheels manufactured by the Leningrad Metal Factory in St. Petersburg (part of the Power Machines Corporation) to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power plant via the Northern Sea Route. Weighing 244 tons each and measuring 8.5m in diameter, these are the largest radial-axial wheels in Russia ever produced […]