RUSSIA/20 August/BI-PORT: The tanker "Anichkov Bridge" belonging to the Sovcomflot (SCF) group of companies has completed the transition through the Northern Sea Route.
The vessel of the MR size and the deadweight 47 000 tons with the high Ice-class Ice-1Рђ (Arc4) has implemented the transition in ballast to the Western direction of the Northern Sea Route. The tanker is going with the assignment to the port of Vysotsk (Gulf of Finland), where it will take the load of dark oil products for the charterer "North Eastern Shipping Company" Ltd. The "Anichkov Bridge" was the first large-tonnage tanker, which committed transit passage along the Northern Sea Route in the current year.
The vessel was escorted by the nuclear icebreaker "Vaygach" of the FSUE "Atomflot". The passage was held in the heavier for this period ice conditions.
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