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Rosatom has prepared a project for the development of year-round maritime transport on the Northern Sea Route.

MOSCOW, March 27 – RIA Novosti. Maxim Kulinko, Deputy Head of the Directorate of the nuclear state company NSR, said in an interview with RIA Novosti that Rosatom has developed a federal project for the development of year-round maritime transport on the Northern Sea Route, the document has been approved by the government.

The goals of the federal project “Developing the Northern Sea Route” should be achieved by 2024. Many people ask the question: What’s next? State Corporation Rosatom acts on behalf of the government to systematically expand goals, milestones and milestones. Budgeting until 2030,” said Kulinko.

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He recalled that earlier the government had approved the socio-economic development “North Sea Route Year-round” initiative.

“By 2030, cargo flow along the NSR should increase to 150 million tons, port capacity should be increased, at least 13 icebreakers should provide year-round navigation in the NSR, and other indicators should be extended and increased,” said Kulinko.

Based on this initiative, the Company’s NSR Directorate created a new federal project, also called the Northern Sea Route throughout the Year. The source added that it has been approved by the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Far East Development, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Finance and is currently approved by the Prime Minister.

Further, all activities will be reflected in the electronic budget, where “all responsible implementers, checkpoints and the budget are open,” according to Kulinko.

The Deputy Director expressed his confidence that such a project approach will allow us to move forward uninterruptedly into 2025 and beyond, and to systematically develop the Northern Sea Route as Russia’s strategic maritime communication.

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