New cargo flows are passing through the Arctic via the Siberian rivers
» New cargo flows are passing through the Arctic…
Within days, ten new ships will arrive to the arctic port of Sabetta carrying cargo, which will further head off to the border with Kazakhstan via Ob and Irtysh.
The final destination is Tobosk, but cargo first comes to Sabetta, a new arctic port at the northernmost point of Yamal peninsula, further shipped southward via the great Siberian rivers.
The route is characterised by an extreme length and complexity. However, it is a better alternative for large-tonnage shipments to the centre of Siberia, as recognised by companies.
During the summer 10 ships will be stevedored in the Port of Sabetta, whose cargo will continue the route by river barges. The barges will pass the Gulf of Ob, Ob and Irtysh.
The route river part alone exceeds 2000 km.
Cargos representing bulky structures are aimed for Sibur’s new refinery in Tobolsk.
“The unique character and importance of the Northern Sea Route is enormous. Transportation via the NSR is the only large-sized shipment method via the Gulf of Ob to the very heart of Siberia,” – as informed by Urals Customs Directorate.
Such logistic operations were first carried out in 2016, when Tobolsk hosted 11 barges totalling 20.000 t of cargo. This year, there will be 30 barges, as reported by the customs directorate.
Source: The Independent Barents Observer
Novatek says ships 1st Yamal LNG cargo via Northern Sea Route
Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, Novatek said Wednesday it shipped the first liquefied natural gas cargo from its giant Yamal LNG export plant via the Northern Sea Route. The 172,000-cbm ice-class LNG carrier Vladimir Rusanov left the Yamal LNG port in Sabetta on June 25 and is heading towards China, Mark Gyetvay, Novatek’s finance…
Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping by 2025
Delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to the parliament on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the importance of speeding up the countries infrastructure developments. The Arctic plays a strategical important role in the plan. «A number of large-scale industrial projects in the Arctic have already been launched,» Putin said and ensured those projects meet the strictest…
Rosneft‒Gazprom Neft’s JV drills first deep well at Yamal-Nenets field
Messoyakhaneftegaz, a joint venture of Rosneft and Gazprom Neft, has completed the construction of its first deep well at the Vostochno-Messoyakhskoye field in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area and plans to launch 10 more deep wells in 2018, RIA Novosti reported. “The initial inflow of 250 metric tons of oil per day has confirmed the high…