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Tag: Venta Maersk

  • Thursday, August 23rd 2018 - 08:33 UTC

    First container vessel attempting the melting Arctic sea route north of Russia

    Venta Maersk and carrying 3,600 containers, hopes to reach St Petersburg by late September. That could be up to 14 days faster than the route via the Suez Canal

    Danish vessel setting sail from Vladivostok this week is set to become the first container ship to tackle the Arctic sea route north of Russia. The Venta Maersk, owned by Maersk Line, and carrying 3,600 containers, hopes to reach St Petersburg by late September. That could be up to 14 days faster than the southern route via the Suez Canal.