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19.06 Lukoil joins Gazprom on the Barents shelf
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16.06 Northern trips are back in fashion
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Инновационное сотрудничество на Севере. Анкета.

Jan 17 2014

Инновационное сотрудничество на Севере. Анкета.

Find English version here.

 

Государственная корпорация промышленного развития Норвегии «СИВА» и Торговое представительство Российской Федерации в Королевстве Норвегия представляют новую программу «Инновационное сотрудничество на Севере».

14.01 Innovative cooperation between Russia and Norway
Whose business is business?

Jun 25 2014

Whose business is business?

Russian businessmen asked Putin not to change the existing order of initiating criminal prosecution for tax offences.

The president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin sent to Russian President Vladimir Putin a letter asking him to keep the order of proceedings on tax cases, according to which such cases can be started only on presentation of the Federal Tax Service.

20.06 Total offered new technologies for Shtokman gas field
29.05 Innovative Cooperation brings first fruits
26.05 Electric power must be cheaper for Murmansk region
12.05 Nets for dust and clear air
SUEK are looking for new markets

Jun 26 2014

SUEK are looking for new markets

The largest Russian coal producer has extensive plans for the future.

According to the company's annual report, the total investment of SUEK (JSC "Siberian Energy Coal Company") in production, processing and transportation infrastructure in the years 2014-2018 is estimated of average 18-19 billion rubles annually. This can allow the company to increase the coal production by 10-15 million tons of and to increase its export by nearly the same figure over the next 5 years.

20.06 Kovtun discusses Murmansk gasification with Gazprom
19.06 Lukoil joins Gazprom on the Barents shelf
28.05 Gas for industry and people
26.05 Visa and MasterCard stay in Russia
Second chance for "Russian Lapland"

Jun 19 2014

Second chance for "Russian Lapland"

The touristic and recreational project in the Murmansk region was included in the federal government program.

The Russian government approved a strategy for tourism development in the Russian Federation for the period until 2020. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on that matter.

16.06 Could be aluminium bonanza on Kola Peninsula
30.05 Case study of Russian IKEA
29.05 Statoil awards Reinertsen 450-million contract
29.05 Rosneft struck a deal with foreign drillers
China to help "Yamal LNG" out of sanctions

May 27 2014

China to help "Yamal LNG" out of sanctions

The Chinese partners are going to allot $ 20 bln for the project "Yamal LNG".

Gennady Timchenko, a co-owner of the major "Yamal LNG" shareholder, announced that Chinese banks are ready to invest in the project up to $ 20 billion. "The first installment will be available in the fourth quarter of the year," said Mr. Timchenko on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

26.05 3 mln tons of Yamal LNG goes to China
20.05 French company to build LNG plant on Yamal
29.04 Yamal gas transportation will be outsourced
24.04 Gazprom to meet Novatek on the Kara shores
Water curtain vs. coal dust

Jun 10 2014

Water curtain vs. coal dust

Murmansk commercial port takes measures against air pollution.

 

A thin black powder on windowsills and cars became a habitual nuisance for people of Murmansk, especially those living in downtown. What does it consist of? "The work on identifying the sources of air pollution in Murmansk started last year," says Vladimir Tsybulski, the chief of a laboratory of Scientific Research Institute "Atmosphere".

10.06 X-Day for Russian smokers
22.05 Crocodile accident, monkey labours and adventures of the speckled band
20.05 Experience shared is experience doubled
05.05 850 words to work in Russia
Families of heli crash victims get financial aid

Jun 10 2014

Families of heli crash victims get financial aid

Aid comes to the injured and relatives of the deceased. Investigation is underway.

 

The Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the evening on May 31 in the Murmansk region. It fell into the Lake Munozero and sank at a depth of about three meters. 18 persons were on board, of which two survived and were hospitalized. The search for one body continues. Among the 15 identified bodies there was the deputy governor of the Murmansk region Sergey Skomorokhov and the CEO of JSC "Apatit" Alexei Grigoriev.

15.04 Crime gets more organized
17.03 Submarine catches fire. No threat reported
16.03 Investigators say safety violations caused oil terminal fire
25.02 Shambir wants back to power
Northern trips are back in fashion

Jun 16 2014

Northern trips are back in fashion

Cruise Arkhangelsk – Solovetsky Islands to relaunch after 20-year break

 

In Soviet times expedition cruises and tours of the Northern Sea Route, the White Sea, and the Solovetsky Archipelago were very popular among tourists. The regional tour operator "Solovetsky cruises" decided to resume sea journeys from Arkhangelsk to Solovetsky Islands, which last sailed about 20 years ago.

09.06 Arctic Ocean opens ways
23.05 Air gate of the Arctic capital will be renewed
05.05 Warranty card for the road
05.05 Aeroflot to start its own flights to Murmansk
Governor election race has started

Jun 27 2014

Governor election race has started

June 27 is the deadline for nominating the candidates for the post of Murmansk governor.

For the moment 6 people officially announced their participation in the governor race. According to the voting of the regional branches of respective parties, they are:

09.06 Marina Kovtun reports
16.05 Russia to claim more of Arctic Ocean
05.05 Governor Marina Kovtun resigns
24.04 Putin consolidates the Arctic Navy
Russian ports stats for Jan-Apr 2014

May 14 2014

Russian ports stats for Jan-Apr 2014

The volume of dry cargo handled in the port of Murmansk increased by 7.3 %, while the liquids decreased by 80 %.

The total freight turnover of Russian seaports in January-April 2014 increased by 6.2 % compared to the same period of the last year and amounted to 197.8 million tons.

29.04 Murmansk industry stats for Q1
24.10 Murmansk fishery business
16.09 Murmanskstat: inflation rate is 4.6%
23.08 FDI in Russia grew by almost 60%
Pirkko Mäkikokkila returns to Murmansk as Consul of Finland

May 19 2014

Pirkko Mäkikokkila returns to Murmansk as Consul of Finland

The successor of the current Consul Martti Ruokokoski is also his predecessor.

Pirkko Mäkikokkila begins her work as Consul of Finland in Murmansk in August 2014. In this position she succeeds Martti Ruokokoski, who is going to return to Helsinki and will continue to work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.

19.05 Finnish Consul bids farewell to Murmansk
07.05 Murmanskers prefer Finland for May Day
16.04 Finland loses Russian tourists
04.04 Seminar held to tell about doing business in Norway