Growing Chinese interest in the Northern Sea Route

One of the pivotal Chinese carriers is presumably ready to increase sailing on the Northern Sea Route, writes the Barents Observer.

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The major state-owned Chinese carrier Cosco will presumably send more ships through the route between Asia and Europe on the Northern Sea Route.

A representative from Cosco has expressed this week, according to Barents Observer, that Cosco is ""assessing the possibilities for more regular shipping between Europe and Asia along the NSR. We are optimistic with regard to the future of Arctic shipping."

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