Ships and economies change ways

After the catastrophe at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima" and the consequent uncertainty of the nuclear energy future in that country, Japan is looking for a natural substitute for its 30\% share in the country's energy balance.

Russian fish processors turn to domestic resource base

Several dozens of fish processing companies located in the Russian Northwestern Federal District are 10 to 100 percent dependent on fish supply from abroad. Now they take every possible measure to avoid drastic cuts in production and to minimize their losses.

Imports of Norwegian smolt resumed

Norwegian suppliers resumed shipments of salmon smolt for Russian aquaculturists shortly after the sanctions list had been shrunk.

Governor election race has started

June 27 is the deadline for nominating the candidates for the post of Murmansk governor. For the moment 6 people officially announced their participation.

Whose business is business?

Russian businessmen asked Putin not to change the existing order of initiating criminal prosecution for tax offences. 

Kovtun discusses Murmansk gasification with Gazprom

Acting Governor of the Murmansk region and the Сhairman of "Gazprom" discussed possible corrections to the pipeline scheme. 

Total offered new technologies for Shtokman gas field

The new agreement on Shtokman should provide for liquefying almost 100 percent of the natural gas produced at the first stage of the field development. 

Lukoil joins Gazprom on the Barents shelf

The largest private oil company in Russia revised the last year's decision not to invest in the Arctic shelf development. 

Second chance for "Russian Lapland"

The touristic and recreational project in the Murmansk region was included in the federal government program. 

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SIVA IM is a Norwegian state-owned company that works out and implements innovation concepts for Norwegian companies abroad. SIVA IM’s key markets are North-West Russia, the Baltics and the Balkans. There are projects in other regions as well.

One of the important advantages of being involved in SIVA’s projects is that SIVA operates as a governmental institution that improves the status of communication and reduces communication risks for SMEs.

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