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Recently Public oceanographic administration and National committee on development and reforms have issued joint "The concept of sea cooperation in construction "Belts and ways" (further — "Concept").

The multifunction sea transshipment facility of Bronk (MMPK "Bronka", Big port St. Petersburg) accepted on September 7, 2017 the Lian Hua Sung bulk carrier Chinese the SHIPPING SPECIALIZED CARRIERS Co COSCO company., Ltd. The Russian side represented by Federal Agency for Sea and Inland Water Transport (Rosmorrechflot), its subordinated structures and Federal State Unitary Enterprise Atomflot was engaged in safety of this flight, its icebreaking and navigation support.

China finished seventh Arctic expedition.

The Chinese company CNPC is in talks to participate in the construction of a second LNG plant "Novatek" Yamal - "Artik LNG."

The Asian states, having used astable relations of Russia with the West countries, stirred up the activity in projects on development of the Arctic territories.

Last September a 19,000 tonne cargo ship called the Yong Sheng made history when it pulled into port in Rotterdam, Holland. The Yong Sheng was the first Chinese cargo ship to navigate the Northeast Passage – a shipping route from Europe to Asia via the Bering Strait and Arctic Circle.

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