Tankers set course for thick ice as part of experiment on Northern Sea Route

Jan 07 2021


As natural gas carrier Christophe de Margerie sails eastwards towards China, the Nikolay Zubov enters the Bering Strait in the opposite direction. A first mid-winter operation of the kind, the two commercial ships will cross each others' paths in one of the most icy parts of the Arctic sea route.

                         

>>The Barents Observer<<


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