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PAO NOVATEK delivered the first shipments of liquefied natural gas from the Yamal LNG project to China via the Northern sea route.

Xi Jinping's administration has accurately designated intentions of China to expand influence in the Arctic and to strengthen sea positions in the Arctic Ocean, having for the first time published the White book on policy in this region.

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."

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