Major development project for Murmansk harbour

Murmansk harbourHaving just taken a scenic boat tour of Murmansk harbour a few weeks ago, today's story from YLE Lapin Radio caught my eye. Fossil fuel exploration and development in the Barents Sea and surrounding region means that Murmansk is poised to be a major hub for transportation of oil and gas. The Russian Federation just announced plans to invest millions of Euros to upgrade the infrastructure of Murmansk harbour, including rail yards, bridges and even a large commercial centre.

Posted on November 3, 2005 and filed under North.