Maersk to send its first ship through Northern Sea Route

Maersk is for the first time dispatching a freighter through the Arctic sea between Asia and Europe – initially as an experiement.

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In a first-time trial run, Maersk is dispatching a freighter through Arctic waters on the Northern Sea Route between Asia and Europe, the shipping company confirms to Ritzau Finans following reports from media High North Time and Financial Times.

The Maersk Line voyage is initially planned only as an trial run, and there are no current plans to establish a trade route through the Northern Sea Route.

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