The situation in the eastern part of the NSR by 19th November
By the morning of November 19, there are several groups of vessels in the eastern part of the NSR.
4 ships heading west (Severniy Project, Selenga, Kumpula and tanker Vladimir Rusanov) are still drifting north of the New Siberian Islands.
The nuclear icebreaker Yamal is heading east at a speed of 14 knots and is on its way to the Vilkitskiy Strait.
6 vessels (Grigoriy Shelikhov, RZK Constanta, Turukhan, FESCO Paris, Radik Bashirov and Georgy Sedov) are at the port of Pevek.
5 transit vessels have passed the Long Strait and follow the icebreaker Vaygach in a convoy at a variable speed.
The diesel icebreaker Novorossiysk has also been passed the Long Strait and is heading with SMP Severodvinsk vessel in the direction of the Bering Strait at a speed of more than 9 knots.
From the east, the LNG carrier Boris Davydov (Arc-7 Ice class) has entered the water area of the NSR and is on the way without icebreaker assistance to the port of Sabetta. At the time of this report, its speed is 18 knots.
CHNL will follow situation and provide regular reports.
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