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3 million tons of cargo are planned to be delivered to remote villages of Yakutia
The remote villages of Yakutia should receive about 3 million tons of cargo in the summer navigation 2019 of the year. About it сообщает TASS with reference to the First Deputy Prime Minister of the region Alexei Kolodeznikov.
“This year, it is planned to deliver about 3 million tons of cargo to navigation, of which 1 million 245 thousand tons are for life support and production needs of economic entities. These are fuel and energy resources, food,” the agency quotes the official.
In his speech, Alexey Kolodeznikov explained that the navigation period will depend on the climatic conditions. According to him, in 2019, in the upper reaches of the Lena River, navigation began on May 4. In Ust-Kut, the ships of the Lena Shipping Company will follow the icebreaker, but the Arctic navigation will depend on the ice situation in July-August.
Ранее сообщалосьthat in Yakutia, 77 settlements with an aggregate population of up to 30 thousand people may be affected due to spring floods.