Arctic navigation launched in Yakutia
© RIA Novosti. Vitaliy Ankov

Arctic navigation launched in Yakutia

Arctic navigation has begun in Yakutia, a statement reads on the website of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). This year, 155 vessels are expected to deliver 300,000 metric tons of cargo.

To date, deliveries have been made to the Amga and Vilyui rivers. "Twenty vessels of the LORP company delivered 41,700 metric tons of coal via the Amga River to the Amginsky region, and over 70 vessels carried 63,100 metric tons of essential goods to the Vilyui River," the statement reads.

Currently, LORP has 189 ships operating on the Lena River; 508,400 metric tons of goods have been shipped, and 424,600 metric tons have been delivered. Eleven ships are operating in the Yana River bar, and five cargo ships are in service near the village of Bykov Mys. The planned amount of fuel was delivered to the Vilyui, and gas condensate was shipped and delivered to the Arctic rivers from the village of Kysyl-Syr.