Nordic Bulk: Irresponsible to sail north of Russia without ice class

Russia wants to make it possible to sail through the North-East passage without ice class ships and without being accompanied by icebreakers during certain months. “A political stunt and a highly irresponsible action,” says Nordic Bulk Carriers.

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It is completely irresponsible to sail through the North-East passage north of Russia with ships that have not been ice-strengthened. Russia’s suggestion to shipping companies to do so anyway is most of all a political stunt, says the Danish pioneer company in the area, Nordic Bulk Carriers.

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