First non-ice class container ship receives Arctic permit

By Malte Humpert, High North News - June 4, 2024
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SFT Turkey unloading containers in port. (Source: Safetrans Line)

The combination of seasonally ice-free waters and turmoil along traditional trade routes is diverting vessels into the Arctic. The first non-ice class Panamax container ship has now received a permit for the Northern Sea Route.

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