FESCO has completed seasonal navigation to the ports of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. The last voyage was made by the FESCO Paris vessel, delivering a general cargo to Pevek for the gold mining company at the end of November. In total, this year the company delivered 41 thousand different cargoes to the district, Chukotka news agency reports with reference to the FESCO press service.
FESCO Paris left Pevek last week. Until Cape Dezhnev it was accompanied by the diesel-electric "Novorossiysk" icebreaker, then the ship went to Vladivostok on its own.
“About 19 thousand tons of cargo was shipped as part of a contract with Chukotka Mining and Geological Company. For the operation of the Kupol and Dvoinoy gold mines, 1,745 loaded containers were delivered by three vessels, including the universal dry cargo vessels FESCO Ulysses and FESCO Paris purchased in 2020, ” the company said in a statement.
As part of the northern delivery program, from June to November, the FESCO Pioneer and FESCO Nagaevo dry-cargo ships performed five voyages on the Vladivostok - Anadyr - Egvekinot - Vladivostok route (FESCO Anadyr Direct Line service), having delivered 22 thousand tons of cargo. These are food products, consumer goods, vehicles and fuel. In total, 1,483 loaded containers and 307 tons of general cargo were delivered.
Photo: IA "Chukotka"