Under the northern delivery in 2018, FESCO vessels transported 157 000 t of vital goods to the residents of the Northern Territories of Russia.
During the summer-autumn 2018 navigation (from June - December), the FESCO fleet delivered 18 000 t to Magadan, 29 400 t were delivered to ports of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and 110 100 t of cargo food, consumer goods, motor vehicles, coal and fuel were transported to Kamchatka Krai.
In 2018, under the northern delivery project, the following FESCO vessels have been working: the diesel-electric ship ‘Vasiliy Golovnin’, the timber ship ‘Abakan’, the general cargo ships ‘FESCO Pevek’, ‘FESCO Pioner’ and ‘FESCO Primorye’, as well as self-propelled barges for unloading on unequipped coast.
Moreover, transport vessels ‘Kapitan Krems’, ‘Ussuri’, ‘FESCO Posyet’ and ‘FESCO Primorye’ were involved in seasonal transportations on container shipping service FESCO Anadyr Direct Line (FADL) and carried 1546 TEUs (total weight 24 100 t) to Chukotka.
In 2017, under the northern delivery, FESCO worked only in the direction of Chukotka and delivered 21 000 t of cargo and 1264 TEUs (with a total weight of 16 186 t) to the region on the coastal service FADL.
FESCO ice-class vessels annually deliver cargo to the northern ports of Russia during summer navigation period from May - November, thus FESCO successfully provides areas with limited navigation periods with consumer goods. The FESCO fleet provides maximum safety of the cargo being transported, compliance with deadlines and regularity of the maritime lines.
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