Kola Peninsula attracts tourists from exotic countries
As it has been reported by the Regional Governor Marina Kovtun at a working meeting, there is an increasing number of tourists in the Murmansk region from such exotic countries as Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.
“Over 30 thousand tourists visited the Murmansk region during the New Year holidays which is 4% more as compared to the last year. Along with tourists from the neighboring countries, there are increased visits from Asia. Apart from Chinese tourists, the Murmansk region is now getting discovered by travelers from such exotic countries as Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam,” - told Marina Kovtun.
According to the Governor, the Sami village Sam Syyt is very popular among the tourists. This year it received 20% more guests than the last year. In the meantime the Khibiny ski resort continues topping the list of tourist attractions in the Murmansk region.
The State intends to complete the construction of the Murmansk Transport Hub according to private-public partnership that implies enticement of investors, reported the Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov at the meeting in Murmansk. “Theonlyopportunityforustokeeptheprojectsalive (…) isprivate-publicpartnership. I’m also convinced that we should use this
Waste reloading stations in Severomorsk, Aleksandrovsk, Zaozersk and Ura-Bay, a disposal site and a waste treatment plant in Murmansk will be commissioned by the end of this year, told SeverPost Deputy Director of “Waste Treatment” Murmansk subsidiary Vitaliy Izmailov. “Each year the disposal site will receive 250 tons of waste of 4 and 5 hazard
The first patrol ice-breaker “Ivan Papanin” (project 23550) built under the order of the RF Navy was laid down on April, 19 at the Admiralty Shipyards, informed the press-service of the enterprise. In 2016 the RF Ministry of Defense ordered the Admiralty Shipyards to build two ice-class patrol ice-breakers (project 23550) that should be handed over to the
Users of Zello application (channel “Murmansk-51”) appeal to the Head of the Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications (Roskomnadzor) requesting not to close the application. We, the users of Zello channel “Murmansk-51” and residents of different cities, ask you not to close the ZELLO application on the territory of
In 2017 Murmansk region may catch 95 tons of Atlantic salmon and 330 tons of pink salmon, reports the press-service of the Murmansk Regional Government referring to the Polar Research Institute of Marine Fishery and Oceanography. “Out of these volumes 1.88 tons are earmarked for scientific-research purposes, 2.515 ton for breeding and 1 ton for traditional activities of
Nornickel finished the upgrading of the second berth of its Murmansk Transport Division Today. The second project phase will enable the terminal to work at full capacity and almost double its cargo traffic, from 780,000 tonnes to 1.5 million tonnes per year. Storage capacity is 100,000 square meters. The berths are equipped with gantry cranes with a lifting capacity of
According to the official data of the Murmansk regional Police, the anti-corruption public campaign was joined by 110 participants. The picket to support the investigation of Aleksey Navalny’s was held peacefully unlike other Russian cities. “There were 110 picketers. The pictures show more people due to another public cultural activity also held
Instead of the RF President Vladimir Putin who should have arrived to Murmansk on the 20th of March, the Murmansk airport expects now Dmitry Medvedev. “It is expected that on the 29th of March the Head of the Government will leave for the Arctic to inspect military facilities on the Franz Josef Land. Visit to Barneo drifting station is not in the schedule,” source