In 2010, the transit of the NSR made about 110 thousand tons (held 4 ship).
In 2011, the transit of the NSR reached more than 820 thousand tons (held 34 ships).
In 2012, the transit of the NSR reached 1.26 million tons. (Held 46 vessels)
In the administration of the Northern Sea Route from January 1 to September 20, 2013 filed an application for 631 passing Arctic routes. As the correspondent of IAA "IAA", this at the seminar on "Cooperation in the Arctic co-operation and the industry," said Director of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport of Russia Konstantin Palnikov.
According to him, issued 532 permits courts.
Most of the applications filed by the passage of small coastal vessels.