The nuclear lighter carrier “Sevmorput” operated by Rosatomflot has delivered the first cargo shipment for Arctic LNG 2 project.
According to Rosatomflot, the vessel arrived at the Gydan field on March 26 carrying general cargo, all in all 29 cargo units including pies, metals structures and containers, production of Russian manufacturers for the project development.
The voyage from Arkhangelsk took 5 days, part of the way starting from the Ob Bay “Sevmorput” was escorted by the nuclear icebreaker “50 Let Pobedy”, and the nuclear icebreaker “Taimyr” assisted it when mooring, if the word is applicable, as the cargo is being unloaded onto ice.
The unloading operation is expected to take at least until April 5. After that, the lighter carrier is to set sail back to Arkhangelsk for another shipment designated for Arctic LNG 2.