Russian floating nuclear plant set for the eastern end of the Northern Sea Route.(photo courtesy of Rosatom).

Representing both a breakthrough for mobile nuclear technology and a landmark technical achievement by the Russian shipbuilding industry, the floating nuclear plant Akademik Lomonosov has departed Murmansk under tow for a remote Arctic port in the Chukotka region, writes David Tinsley.

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