It was decided to merge the federal projects "Development of the Northern Sea Route" and "Northern Sea Route - 2030" into one - "Year-Round Northern Sea Route"

During a meeting of the Presidium of the State Council of the Russian Federation on October 19, 2021 (list of instructions dated 11/14/2021 No. Pr-2154GS, subparagraph "c" of paragraph 1) the President of the Russian Federation instructed to extend the implementation period of the project "Transport part of the Comprehensive Plan for the Modernization and Expansion of the Main Infrastructure (KMI) for the period up to 2024” until 2030.

In this regard, in January 2022, the Government decided to combine all the activities for the development of the Northern Sea Route, which are now provided for in two federal projects until 2024 and 2030, into one federal project (FP) until 2030 - "Year-round Northern Sea Route".

At the moment the federal project "Development of the Northern Sea Route", which is part of the Comprehensive Plan for the Modernization and Expansion of the Main Infrastructure for the Period up to 2024, and the federal project "Northern Sea Route - 2030" of the state program "Development of the nuclear power industry complex" are in operatiion.  Both federal projects are managed by the State Corporation Rosatom.

As part of the initiative for the socio-economic development of the Russian Federation until 2030 "Year-round Northern Sea Route", approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 06.10.2021 No. 2816-r, all activities of both FPs and their necessary funding from budgetary and non-budgetary funds were systematized and analyzed.

As a result, federal projects have been merged into one federal project, the Year-Round Northern Sea Route, of the Comprehensive Plan for the Modernization and Expansion of the Main Infrastructure for the Period up to 2030.  The integration of all activities must be ensured by Rosatom State Corporation until March 30, 2022.

Andrey Belousov, first deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation, will be the curator of the new federal project "Year-Round Northern Sea Route" of KPMI, and the State Corporation "Rosatom" will directly manage and administer the federal project.

In total, it is expected to allocate 1 trillion 457 billion 200 million rubles from the federal budget and extrabudgetary funds for the development of the Northern Sea Route until 2030.

The purpose of the Year-Round Northern Sea Route federal project is to create an infrastructure that will increase cargo traffic to 80 million tons in 2024 and 150 million tons by 2030, increase the total capacity of seaports to 83 and 115 million tons, respectively, transit container traffic - 1856 thousand TEU (twenty-foot  equivalent), transit development, construction of icebreakers and digital services on the NSR.

The federal project includes activities for the construction of the latest nuclear icebreakers of project 22220, as well as the nuclear icebreaker Rossiya of project 10510 (Leader), LNG-powered icebreakers, rescue, hydrographic and ice-class cargo vessels (including container ships), construction of transshipment complexes in Murmansk  region and Primorye, the construction of floating power units for the Baimsky GOK, the implementation of navigation and hydrographic surveys of the NSR water area, as well as the construction of federal property in the ports of Bay Sever (PJSC NK Rosneft), Yenisei (LLC Severnaya Zvezda (holding  AEON), terminals "Nagleynyn" of the port of Pevek ("GDK Baimskaya"), "Utrenny" of the port of Sabetta (NOVATEK), the development of satellite constellation and a single platform of digital services.


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Strategic initiatives are projects aimed to improve the quality of life of people and make the Russian economy more modern and flexible. The order approving their complete list was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

Presentation of 42 initiatives for socio-economic development until 2030

For each initiative, specific results are specified for two planning horizons - up to 2024 and up to 2030.  This will help to give an accurate assessment of the effectiveness of work in each sphere.

The implementation of initiatives until 2024 will require 4.6 trillion rubles.  Funds for these purposes will be taken from the federal budget and the National Welfare Fund.  It is also planned to attract private investment.

Government initiatives will become a powerful stimulus for the country's socio-economic development, complement the existing mechanisms for achieving national goals set by the President, and also increase the stability of the Russian economy to external challenges.