Wednesday, 23.01.2019
Russia’s largest LNG (liquefied natural gas) producer Novatek is looking to boost supply to the fast-growing Asian markets by upgrading its facilities in the Far East, ProFinance.ru reports. The company has one producing plant, Yamal LNG, and aims to reach a final investment decision (FID) on another one, Arctic...
Serbia’s railway infrastructure company and Russia’s RZD International will sign a contract worth €230 million ($262 million) for three railway upgrade projects, Serbian news outlet B92 reported. The deal will be signed during the visit of President Vladimir Putin to Belgrade, the Serbian government said in a statement on...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the TurkStream gas pipeline, carrying Russian gas to Europe through Bulgaria, Serbia, and Hungary, is set to become fully operational by the end of 2019, Liga reports. The TurkStream project is an export gas pipeline consisting of two 930-km (577.8-mile) lines each...
One of the two runways at Sheremetyevo International Airport has been opened following an incident with a Czech Smart Wings company’s plane that rolled off the runway, Anna Zakharenkova, a spokesperson for the airport said, TASS informs. “Rescue operations are over, the aircraft of the Czech air carrier Smart Wings...
The largest airport in Moscow and Russia, Sheremetyevo International Airport has strengthened its leadership in the region. The closest competitor, Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, plans to announce its production results for the last year in the second half of January. However, Domodedovo’s data on passenger traffic for 11 months of the...
The third runway at Sheremetyevo International Airport will be put into operation until the end of 2019, Agentstvo Moskva reported, citing the airport’s press service. “As a part of the Master Development Plan of Sheremetyevo International Airport, by 2024 the following facilities will be put into operation: in 2019, a...
A group of Russian scientists from the National University of Science and Technology (MISiS) have created the world’s first metallurgical furnace for recycling man-made waste, and successfully tested it, Caoinform.ru reported. The metallurgical furnace in Russia is capable of man-made waste recycling including iron-containing industrial waste as well as solids....
Reconstruction of Starosheremetyevskoye Highway, “Lobnya - Sheremetyevo airport” Highway and Sheremetyevo Highway is scheduled to begin in January-March 2019, Vechernaya Moskva reported. The Transport and Infrastructure Ministry said the reconstruction will be done on the section of Sheremetyevo Highway from Terminal B to the cargo terminal and all along the...
Russia recently marked the official start of construction of the “North Pole” station, which will be the world’s first scientific post permanently based in high Arctic waters, Popular Mechanics Russia reports. The 84 meters long, 22,5-meter wide platform should be completed in 2020, and the cutting of metal for...
Pioneering Spirit, the world’s largest pipe-laying vessel, recently sailed into Finnish waters to assist in the construction of one of Russia’s largest infrastructure projects in Europe – the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, Vedomosti reports. The project, which will operate in Russia, Finland, Sweden, and Germany when completed,...