In the West, they talked about the "astronomical growth" of traffic along the Northern Sea Route


Recent events in the Suez Canal, when only one grounded container ship was able to block the entire sea route, which carries up to 12 percent of world trade, due to which the economy significant damage has been done to many countries, prompting the need to find an alternative. The English-language edition of The Unz Review in this regard emphasizes the importance and perspective of the Northern Sea Route.


This route is convenient because ships are not threatened with congestion here, and global warming and icebreaking ships of Russia make the Northern Sea Route a very attractive sea trade route for transporting goods from Asia to Europe and back. Already now, Russian icebreakers with a thrust capacity of up to 60 MW are capable of overcoming ice hummocks up to 2,6 meters thick, while Moscow plans to create even more powerful ships that will be able to navigate the expanses of the Arctic Ocean all year round.

The volume of traffic along the Northern Route is growing from year to year. So, in 2014 they amounted to 4 million tons, in 2018 - 20 million tons, a year later - 30 million tons, and last year they increased to 31,5 million tons (the slowdown in growth is expected to be associated with the coronavirus pandemic). Vladimir Putin set the task of increasing this indicator by 2025 to 80 million tons and to 120 million tons by 2030.

The largest increase in volumes was shown by the transportation of goods from Europe to South Asia, that is, on transit routes. Last year, 62 ships sailed here with 1,28 million tons of goods on board.

The growth rates of such traffic along the Northern Sea Route are simply astronomical, albeit with sharp fluctuations from year to year.

- notes The Unz Review, speaking about the increase in the potential of the Northern Sea Route in the near future.
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  1. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 31 March 2021 21: 12
    +3
    The "lion's share" of transportation is still gas, then oil. The infrastructure is still to be developed and developed. 1,28 million tons out of 31,5 million tons are very illustrative figures, but 62 vessels per year are no longer bad for a start. We need to work on the "reverse" flow, from Asia to Europe, China, Korea, Japan.
    1. Evgeny Astinsky Offline Evgeny Astinsky
      Evgeny Astinsky (Evgeny Astinsky) 3 June 2021 13: 01
      -1
      you're not Russian? Where did you read that traffic from Russia is growing?
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 3 June 2021 13: 28
        +1
        Learn to be polite first.
  2. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 31 March 2021 22: 39
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    The growth rates of such traffic along the Northern Sea Route are simply astronomical,

    This means that prices for everything will rise astronomically.
    1. Kofesan Offline Kofesan
      Kofesan (Valery) April 1 2021 22: 22
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      Transportation along the NSR is about 30% more expensive. (by 36% according to Bloomberg) than transportation along the route through the Suez Canal. Despite the fact that 14 thousand km along the Northern Sea Route is shorter than 23 thousand km through Suets. According to the Deputy Minister for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic Alexander Krutikov, in order to make the Northern Sea Route more !!! (how much "more" he did not specify) competitive, this scheme will have to work for at least ten years.

      According to Krutikov, the "scheme" is an additional payment from the budget for the passage of ships along the NSR. Yes, yes ... Russia will have to pay extra! Such calls are already being heard.
      Adventure? Pay extra to get profitable over time?
      If this is not already happening, on the sly ...

      And the decree of Vladimir Putin on increasing the cargo turnover along the Northern Sea Route by 2024 to 80 million tons per year, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources, assesses the maximum feasible up to 52 million tons.

      So there are a lot of projects, but mostly on the verge of losses ... If not clearly unprofitable. What for? request

      Therefore, the steelmaker is 100% right
      1. Astronaut Offline Astronaut
        Astronaut (San Sanych) April 7 2021 13: 01
        0
        You can sit and do nothing, collect fleas on yourself and feed on them wink
      2. Mikhail Alekseev (Mikhail Alekseev) 2 May 2021 10: 19
        0
        Well, if Bloomberg decided so and krutikov - then yes, it's time to start up all nuclear-powered ships for metal and distribute to pensioners by kg.
      3. pol_pol Offline pol_pol
        pol_pol (Vladimir Nikolayevich) 7 May 2021 18: 14
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        No need to pay extra to anyone. It is necessary to make the icebreaker wiring free of charge, and maintain the icebreakers at the expense of the state.
        1. Kofesan Offline Kofesan
          Kofesan (Valery) 7 May 2021 19: 23
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          A week later, there were many publications on this topic. Including, connecting the rise in price of metal from factories already owned by Rottenberg (Furgala remember?) With plans to complete the railway in the Far East and not only. And in practice, only an increase in prices for the World Cup rental is still visible.

          As for not trusting Bloomberg, one could agree if there were their own, Russian calculations. This used to be called a project feasibility study. But nothing is known about them. Now this is an intuitive decision of Putin or his deputies. Are we saving on analysis?
          Maybe that's why it is not clear which is better - to maintain icebreakers or ...

          By the way, icebreakers act primarily in the interests of the Ministry of Defense. There is no objection here.
      4. Alexander Dyatlov (Alexander Dyatlov) 19 May 2021 18: 01
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        That's what he said! And after all, you will surely believe it yourself soon. The cost of cargo insurance when using the NSR is really higher than the traditional ways. The rest is a solid benefit.
    2. Evgeny Astinsky Offline Evgeny Astinsky
      Evgeny Astinsky (Evgeny Astinsky) 3 June 2021 13: 01
      0
      What is the connection?
  3. Alexander Betonkin April 1 2021 01: 22
    +1
    The main part of cargo transportation at the moment is oil and gas. In the future, it is planned to expand the transportation of agricultural products and fish.
    1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
      Bulanov (Vladimir) April 1 2021 08: 48
      0
      Undoubtedly, fish from the Far East should have been flowing in a continuous stream to the European part of the Russian Federation along the Northern Sea Route for a long time.
  4. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) April 2 2021 09: 30
    0
    idle chatter ... The road still needs to be arranged, so in 20 years ...
    1. Astronaut Offline Astronaut
      Astronaut (San Sanych) April 7 2021 13: 03
      0
      Aha, asphalt wassat
  5. SeaPancake Offline SeaPancake
    SeaPancake (SeaPancake) April 3 2021 00: 47
    0
    I look at the marine traffic and do not see more than one ship on the Northern Sea Route>.
    1. pol_pol Offline pol_pol
      pol_pol (Vladimir Nikolayevich) 7 May 2021 18: 15
      0
      It's not summer yet. What ships are there now?
      Navigation is there from late June to mid-October.
  6. vlki5elev Offline vlki5elev
    vlki5elev (Vladimir Kiselyov) April 4 2021 12: 38
    0
    need to repeat
  7. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
    Alexzn (Alexander) April 5 2021 17: 11
    -1
    The growth rates of such traffic along the Northern Sea Route are simply astronomical, albeit with sharp fluctuations from year to year.

    - notes The Unz Review, speaking about the increase in the potential of the Northern Sea Route in the near future.

    Ron Keeva Unz (born September 20, 1961) is the editor-in-chief and publisher of The Unz Review, a website promoting anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, conspiracy theories and white supremacy materials. In addition to Ounz's own writings, the site featured articles including white supremacist Jared Taylor.
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    In the West, they talked about the "astronomical growth" of traffic along the Northern Sea Route ...
  8. Ivanovich_2 Offline Ivanovich_2
    Ivanovich_2 (Sergey Protopopov) April 8 2021 19: 39
    0
    Interestingly, has anyone thought about measures to counter possible US sanctions on the NSR. After all, it is necessary to create an independent payment system and an insurance system. Or will we step on a rake again?
    1. EMMM Offline EMMM
      EMMM April 8 2021 22: 53
      +1
      And let's remember.
      The SMP is the idea of ​​the Soviet leadership in the early 20s of the last century. For this project, ships, aircraft (the same ANT-25), polar stations of the joint venture were created. But it was a deeply defensive project. At the same time, the first hydrocarbon deposits were discovered in Taimyr and Yamal.
      Mid 60s. The same polar stations, by the way, which turned out to be suppliers of valuable meteorological information, and projects of underwater tankers (I will refer to the Tekhnika-Molodyozhi magazine.
      The beginning of the 2000s: a discussion arises about the legality of the division of the Arctic Ocean, and only in its Russian sector.
      The last few years have been the creation of permanent military infrastructure on the SLo islands.
      In addition, it is necessary to note the practically inexhaustible reserves of natural gas in the frozen fraction at the base of the Russian shelf, which were recognized at the end of the last century. Technologically, we cannot master them today, but ...
      A natural gas liquefaction plant has been built on the banks of the Yamal.
      Now it sounds that the state should subsidize transportation along the NSR. For whom? For Gazprom! Or for Rosneft?
  9. Anchonsha Offline Anchonsha
    Anchonsha (Anchonsha) April 11 2021 02: 10
    0
    Bizarrely, the West realizes that the Northern Sea Route is the future for the transport of goods, and soon everything will be settled. True, the United States will humble itself when it gets in the teeth.
  10. Dmitry Votchin Offline Dmitry Votchin
    Dmitry Votchin (Dmitry Votchin) April 11 2021 14: 07
    -1
    Where is Zin's money? Where is the growth of the economy? Where is the development not of individual, but of all branches of industry? Where is the development of science, education, medicine? Where is the growth in the prosperity of Russians, not those who are in England, but those who work in Russia? And so on ....... In whose pockets everything settles?
    1. kapitan92 Offline kapitan92
      kapitan92 (Vyacheslav) April 11 2021 14: 16
      0
      Quote: Dmitry Votchin
      , education,medical?

      Medicine !!! Even on the Move it is written: Medicine! hi
  11. vikganz Offline vikganz
    vikganz (Vik Ganz) April 21 2021 19: 09
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    Steelmaker with Kufesan, and what, time does not matter? Or to carry goods 14 thousand km or 23 thousand km - are the costs the same? And what about fuel, and food for the crew, and what about the salary of those accompanying and accompanied?
    Apparently your Bloomberg has a shitty accountant, since it doesn't take everything into account. And these are not the most basic costs.
    https://delonovosti.ru/analitika/3921-severnyy-morskoy-put-i-sueckiy-kanal.html