Sovcomflot LNGC completes first May NSR passage

Data from the Christophe de Margerie’s eastward passage will be reflected in the design of future generations of Arctic vessels.

Russian energy shipping company, Sovcomflot, has announced that one of its Arc7 ice class LNG carriers completed an eastward passage through the Northern Sea Route to China on 31 May. The passage by the 172,600 cbm capacity Christophe de Margerie was completed two months before transits traditionally begin, the company ...

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