Delegation of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area visited Murmansk region. During the meeting governors Marina Kovtun and Dmitry Kobylkin discussed regions experience in arctic territories development. Marina Kovtun noted that inter-regional ties intensification could lead to creation of a unique cooperation model in the Arctic. Murmansk region development points involve mining, fishing, transport as well as service maintenance of the Arctic shelf projects. Project on liquefied natural gas production “Yamal SPG” has become an arctic breakthrough for Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. Nuclear-powered icebreakers headquartered in Murmansk are being used within the project. An action plan for cooperation between Murmansk region and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area for the period 2015-2016 was signed during the meeting.

Posted by: 10 March 2015