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Latest news


Start of oil shipping operations at Vorota Arktiki (Arctic Gate) terminal

Vladimir Putin launched, via videoconference, the loading of the first tanker with oil from the Novoportovskoye field at the new Vorota Arktiki (Arctic Gate) terminal on the Yamal Peninsula


Nuclear lighter carrier «Sevmorput» unloads on fast ice in Temp Bay

Nuclear lighter carrier “Sevmorput” has successfully finished a passage from Murmansk to Temp Bay located at Kotelny Island of the Novosibirskiy Islands archipelago


More than 2,1 bln to project development for nuclear icebreakers of new types - “Atomflot”

Development of engineering project plans for two nuclear icebreakers of new types will cost over 2,1 bln rubles. “Atomflot” CEO, Vyacheslav Ruksha, has said it today on “Rosatom” forum in Murmansk, reported TASS


Vessel AUDAX delivered modules from China for LNG plant in Sabetta

The Curacao flagged M/V AUDAX left Bohai Gulf (China) on February 25, 2016 and on April 30, 2016 delivered to the Russian Arctic Port of Sabetta modules for the construction of an LNG plant of JSC Yamal LNG

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.