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First Yamal cargoes to travel via NSR arrive in China

The first cargoes from the Yamal LNG plant to take the Northern Sea Route have arrived in eastern China.
By Staff reporter 19 July 2018 0 31807

The first cargoes from Novatek’s Yamal LNG plant to take the Northern Sea Route have arrived at the port of Rudong on China’s eastern seaboard, Novatek said on Thursday.

The Vladimir Rusanov and Eduard Toll carriers completed the journey in 19 days. The traditional route through the Suez Canal and the Strait of Malacca would have taken 35 days.

Yamal LNG has now shipped more than 3 mt since it came online in December, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on...