Sea Route is
The shortest sea route between Europe and APAC countries
It is 40% shorter than the transport route through the Suez Canal. Its shorter length allows reducing not only time, but also fuel costs, which helps, among others, to minimize the anthropogenic impact on the environment.
Opportunity to reduce the cost of transportation
The Northern Sea Route will reduce the cost of transporting oil and gas in the Asian and European directions.
The development of transport infrastructure stimulates the development of production, long-term mechanisms of economic growth will be launched in the neighboring regions.
Development of Arctic tourism
There are a lot of world-class natural tourist sites in the Arctic: Novaya Zemlya, Franz Josef Land, Severnaya Zemlya, Taymyr Nature Reserve, the Lena river mouth or Wrangel Island.
One of the most promising projects in Russia in the sphere of sea transit cargo transportation
By 2024, this route will transport about 80 million tons of cargo - domestic and foreign.
Development of research in the Arctic zone
The Arctic zone promotes interest to all mankind; climatic changes are most noticeable here.
ORGANIZATION OF VESSEL NAVIGATION IN THE AREA OF THE NORTHERN SEA ROUTE IS PERFORMED BY THE STATE ATOMIC ENERGY CORPORATION "ROSATOM"
(In accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 5.1 of the Commercial Maritime Code of the Russian Federation)
The water area of the Northern Sea Route is managed using the “two keys” principle.
The organization of navigation in the Northern Sea Route area is provided by the Headquarters of Marine Operations of FSUE Atomflot, and permits for navigation in the water area of the Northern Sea Route are issued by the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport or an organization subordinate to it after consultation with the Headquarters.Management principles of the NSR
In 2025, it will be 500 years from the moment Dmitry Gerasimov advanced the idea on the possibility of passage to Asia through the northern seas. During this time, from a theory, the Northern Sea Route has turned into a unique transport corridor, and in the near future it will face an unprecedented transformation.History of the development of the NSR