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Transit statistics 2014

NSR Information Office publishes detailed statistics on transit voyages through the NSR in 2014


Long-term ice forecasts on the second half of navigation

NSR Administration published Official long-term ice forecasts issued by AARI on August 21, 2014 for the Arctic seas on the second half of navigation (September-October), 2014


"Anichkov Bridge" has completed the transition through the Northern Sea Route

RUSSIA/20 August/BI-PORT: The tanker "Anichkov Bridge" belonging to the Sovcomflot (SCF) group of companies has completed the transition through the Northern Sea Route.


The icebreaker "Krasin" belonging to the Far East Shipping Company (FESCO) left the port of Vladivostok and headed for the Eastern sector of the Arctic.

"Krasin" will serve for escorting vessels mostly carrying general cargo to Chukotka and Yakutia.

The NSR Information Office is owned and operated by the Centre for High North Logistics (CHNL). The office was established as a joint initiative in June 2011 between CHNL and Rosatomflot, with additional financial support coming from Norwegian Barents Secretariat. Main office is located in Kirkenes, Northern Norway with additional office in Murmansk, Russia. Our objective is to provide businesses and international organizations with relevant and practical information in English for planning and arranging transit voyages on the Northern Sea Route (NSR). Most of our information is collected from various Russian sources, including the new NSR Administration in Moscow. We hope that the information presented on our webpages will be useful. If you have any questions or comments please don’t hesitate to contact us.   NSR ice concentration




ARCLIO: Arctic Logistics Information office / E-mail: sergey@chnl.no / Phone: Murmansk, Russia +7-911-310-90-69 / Kirkenes, Norway: +47-954-67-093

Information quoted in this webpage has been obtained from a variety of sources. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that details are correct, Center for High North Logistics cannot provide any guarantees thereof. Moreover, neither CHNL nor any of its offices and employees accept any responsibility or liability in negligence or otherwise, howsoever caused, as a result of a visitor to our web site’s relying on the information contained herein.