Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation has confirmed the Order on amendments in Navigation Rules in the waters of the Northern Sea Route. The Order was registered in Justice Ministry of Russia on the 7th of March, 2017. The official text of the Order presented on the web page of Administration of the NSR ( http://asmp.morflot.ru/ru/pravila_plavaniya/ ). We provide the translation of the main changes for information:
The Item 4 (about the documents that are necessary for the permit issue) shall be added with item 7:
– the copy of the Polar Code Certificate if the Polar Code rules are applied for a vessel.