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Russia’s “Chernobyl on Ice” arrives safely at destination

PortandTerminal.com, September 11, 2019 Russia’s floating nuclear power plant has arrived at its destination in Pevek in Russia’s far east after being pulled almost 3,000 miles (4,700 km) from Murmansk.  MOSCOW – Russia’s floating nuclear power plant, the Akademik Lomonosov (pictured above with its new paint job), has arrived at its remote Arctic destination in Pevek after sailing almost 3,000 miles (4,700 km) …

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Russia launches old nuclear powered container ship to move fish

Russian nuclear powered cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, August 27, 2019 What could possibly go wrong? This 30-year-old Russian nuclear cargo ship is carrying 200 refrigerated containers full of fish and will soon sail through one of the world’s most environmentally vulnerable regions. MOSCOW, RUSSIA – What is it with Russia and nuclear-powered maritime vessels? Earlier this month we reported on the floating nuclear station that is …

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‘Chernobyl on Ice’: Fears over Putin’s floating nuclear power station

PortandTerminal.com, August 5, 2019 MOSCOW – Russia is preparing to send its first floating nuclear plant on a 3,000-mile (5,000-kilometer) journey to provide electricity to a remote resource-rich region in the north. A small Arctic port town of Pevek, almost 4,000 miles (6,500 km) away from Moscow will be the station’s final destination. It will supply electricity to settlements and companies extracting …

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