Presentation on theme: "Energy and Transport Development in the Arctic By John Higginbotham First North American Sustainable Economic Development Summit Las Colinas-Irving, Texas,"— Presentation transcript:
Energy and Transport Development in the Arctic By John Higginbotham First North American Sustainable Economic Development Summit Las Colinas-Irving, Texas, August 25-26, 2014
NSR in numbers 12,800 km between East Asia and Western Europe (21,000 km if using the Suez Canal) Cuts 10-15 days (between July and November, East Asia to Western Europe) 10 days could save $1 million per journey $300,000 icebreaker fees compared to $400,000 to pass the Suez Canal Less fuel Less CO2 emissions
NSR SAR Centres Source: CHNL http://www.arctic-lio.com
Russian LK-60 Icebreaker Dimensions: 173 meters long 34 meters wide price tag of €1.1 billion overall power of 60 MW variable draught from 8.5 m to 10.8 m Will make it possible to use the Northern Sea Route all year around Ready for operations in 2017
Breaking All Barriers - Russian LK-110 Operational Tasks Escorting of ships on the traditional transportation directions during winter-spring period. Escorting of large capacity ships in the year-round export of raw resources extracted on the arctic seas shelf. Servicing transit transportation between Western Europe and Far East Parameters Shaft Power 110 MW Length 193.6 m Breadth 38 m Draft 11-13 m Displacement 55 600 t Icebreaking capability 3.5 m Source: Marine Exchange of Alaska presentation
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