Icebreakers Far Eastern Shipping Company (FESCO) "Admiral Makarov" and "Krasin" completed winter navigation in the Tatar Strait separating the mainland and Sakhalin Island, where it was difficult ice conditions, for the work they helped to transport 1.5 million tons of oil.
- The icebreakers Krasin and Admiral Makarov is removed from the ice prison in the Okhotsk sea fishing boats
IA News -Icebreakers "Krasin" and "Admiral Makarov" entered into time charter company Exxon Neftegas Limited — operator of an international consortium of oil and gas "Sakhalin-1". Oil from Sakhalin in the framework of the project "Sakhalin-1" through a pipeline laid across the Tatar Strait, enters the mainland port of freezing DeKastri Khabarovsk Territory. Of De Castries tankers round deliver it to the Asia-Pacific region.
"On December 20, 2012 icebreakers provided swimming 14 and 11 loaded ballast tankers in the direction of the port and the port of De Castries. Icebreaking escort 11 tankers was carried out by two icebreakers concurrently. During winter navigation tankers transported 1.5 million tons of oil. Length entries in the Tatar Strait this year ranged from 87 to 187 miles, "- said the agency interlocutor.
According to her, the wiring of large tankers carried out under contract with Exxon Neftegas Limited. In addition, during navigation icebreaker "Krasin" in addition to the three main work was involved to assist in the provision of shipping on the heavy ice blocked the approaches to the port of Busan and carried out 46 transactions of vessels (25 — to port 21 — the port).