Murmansk shipping company (MMP), the largest carrier in the Russian Arctic region for the first time in several years, finished the year with a profit, according to preliminary data amounted to 800 million rubles. About it reports TASS.
"[This approx] is a good stepping stone for the implementation of the programme to renew the fleet," — said in MMP. 2015, the company suffered a net loss of 413 million roubles, despite growing traffic volumes. The final result is then influenced by negative corsavy loss in connection with a reduction in the value of the ruble.
In this state, MMP existed for a few years. This is due to the General decline of the world market of freight transport. In 2015, their value fell by 95 percent and achieved a historic low, first noted in 2008.
In 2016, the volume of traffic committed on the Northern sea route (NSR) in 2016 reached record level, having increased to 6.9 million tons. He goes through the seas of the Arctic ocean, leads from European Russia to the far East. SMP is used by large companies developing the Russian Arctic.
In the port of Dudinka in Krasnoyarsk region started reconstruction of berths after the spring flood. In the near future they are expected to full exemption from water. According to the Director of the polar transport branch Alexei Novakova, this year during the water stopped at the level of 13.5 meters.
The first anniversary of the surgery for the closure of the plant Docelowego noted in Norilsk. In the "Norilsk Nickel" told about the environmental, economic and social consequences of this decision, and about the future of the enterprise, which began with the industrial history of the city.
The Merlin was first used built for them on the Yamal artificial nests for breeding, told in the regional Department for science and innovation. A special wooden platform for these predatory Arctic set for population growth, as the Gyrfalcons themselves don't build nests, preferring strangers.
Scientists from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Kent state University in USA have developed a material that can bend under the influence of light and, thus, to move. The video that demonstrates the properties of the polymer, is available at EurekAlert!.
The head coach of the national team of Russia in speed skating Konstantin Poltavets was hit by a car. The incident occurred in the Netherlands. Poltavets at the time of the accident was riding a Bicycle. On Wednesday, the coach of the Russian team moved the operation, now to his life threatens nothing.
The average life expectancy of Russians in 2016 amounted to 71,87 of year is a record in the history of data collection. The longest-lived in Ingushetia, Dagestan and Moscow (77 years). The lowest rate was recorded in Tuva (64,2), slightly better things in Chukotka (64,4) and the Jewish Autonomous region (65,8).