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NSR Transit statistics 2016

Referring to data from the NSR Administration we publish detailed statistics on transit voyages at the NSR in 2016


Two diesel icebreakers of Rosmorport assist vessels on the way to Pevek port

On 7th of January, two icebreakers of Rosmorport have successfully finished complicated assistance for vessels “Iohann Makhmastal” and “Sinegorsk” on the way to Pevek port


Dmitriy Rogozin: ‎NSR Administration could be a consolidator of transport development

It is planned that the Northern Sea Route Administration will be authorized to carry out measures for consolidation of transport development, the Russian government official said


Nuclear lighter carrier “Sevmorput” came back from Franz Josef Land

On November 6, the nuclear lighter containership “Sevmorput” moored at Atomflot berth. The crew of the unique vessel with nuclear power plant finished the voyage to Franz Josef Land archipelago.

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




NSR IO: Northern Sea Route 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.