Offshore Marintec Russia to host top players of the global energy and shipbuilding market

October 7-10 Pavilion 1 of ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre in St. Petersburg will host the International Specialised Offshore Exhibition and Conference Offshore Marintec Russia dedicated to the Arctic continental shelf infrastructure development.

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The governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region held a working meeting with representatives of Gazprom Neft

The Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region Dmitry Kobylkin held an extended meeting with the heads of Gazprom Neft and its subsidiaries on 21 August.

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Food safety discussed in Yamal

The day before the governor's visit to Nadym ended in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, Dmitry Kobylkin and acting governor of Tyumen Region Vladimir Yakushev.

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Port Sabetta receives "foreigners"

For the first time, four foreign vessels entered the port of Sabetta. They brought supplies and equipment for the Yamal LNG project, as well as products for other regions of the Russian Federation.

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For the first time, Russia has conducted geophysical surveys in the North Pole

For the first time in the world, as part of the Arctic-2014 high-latitude expedition, Akademik Fedorov and Yamal nuclear icebreakers conducted an entire complex of geophysical research at the North Pole.

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Another vessel joined the fishing fleet of Yamal

The ceremony of commissioning of a new vessel for the fishing industry of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, Polyarnaya Zvezda, took place at Tyumensudokomplekt CJSC.

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Admiral Vladimirsky will pass through the Northern Sea Route in a round-the-world voyage

On 18 August, the Admiral Vladimirsky oceanographic research ship of the Baltic Fleet will leave St. Petersburg and then set sail on an unprecedented round-the-world voyage.

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Yamal’s travel agencies will receive the Governor’s grants

The Department of Youth Policy and Tourism of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region has summed up the results of a contest among travel agencies for grants of the Governor of the region.

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A new nature park to appear in Yamal

Yamal’s Governor Dmitry Kobylkin has signed the decree on establishing of the Polar Urals Nature Park of the regional importance on the territory of the Priuralsky district.

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