Ice retreat: Icebreaking LNG Carrier Takes Northern Sea Route

Posted In Climate Change, News
Jul
28


Svalbard, Arctic region. Photo source: ©© Bjorn Alfthan / UNEP

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The icebreaking LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie is taking the Northern Sea Route to Boryeong in South Korea, where she will deliver a cargo for Total Gas & Power.

Due to ice retreat, the Northern Sea Route makes it possible to reach Asia via the Bering Strait in 15 days – half the time required for a trip through the Suez Canal…

Read Full Article; Maritime Executive (07-28-2017)

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