Russia’s Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Escorts Up 54% in 2019 – The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times | Jan 17, 2020 at 10:41 AM
  • The number of ships escorted by Russian icebreakers along the Northern Sea Route increased by 54% between 2018 and 2019.
  • The total volume of goods shipped on the route in 2019 is still unknown.
  • The enhanced icebreaker capacity will help Russia to reach its target of 80 million tons of goods on the Arctic route in 2024.