On the 15th of March the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed an order on the establishment of the Administration of the Northern Sea Route

The Administration will be established in the form of a Federal governmental institution. The new agency should be registered within two months, as the founder will actthe Federal agency of sea and river transport (Rosmorrechflot). The staff-limit facilities at the institution will be 15 employees. The Agency will be located in the city of Moscow, the address Schkolnaja street, house 35. The main objectives of the NSR Administration are to organize the navigation of vessels in the Northern Sea Route water area, to ensure the safety of navigation and the protection of the marine environment from pollution.

Source: Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation

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