India to explore corridor between resource-rich Arctic & INSTC

The Economic Times | Dec 6, 2019 at 9:23 PM
  • During President Vladimir Putin’s visit here last October Russia that holds significant part of resource-rich Arctic region offered India access to the NSR that connects Europe with the Pacific Rim including additional supplies of natural gas and joint development of gas fields to meet Delhi’s growing energy demands.
  • The Northern Sea Route – is the main sea route in the Russian Arctic.
  • The distance between St. Petersburg to Vladivostok along the Northern Sea Route is more than 14,000 km, while the distance vessels have to cover by the Suez Canal is more than 23,000 km.