Rosatom and Aeon Corporation plan to create a strategic partnership in the field of Arctic shipping. Rosatom-subsidiary JSC Atomenergoprom and Aeon Infrastructure Corporation LLC have concluded a corresponding preliminary agreement.
The document was signed by JSC Atomenergoprom Director Kirill Komarov and Aeon Infrastructure Corporation LLC’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Roman Trotsenko. The signing ceremony took place as part of the Rosatom-organised event “Arctic Day.”
The parties plan to implement joint Arctic shipping projects. Their cooperation will entail the construction of vessels no lower than ice-class Arc5 and tugboats no lower than Arc6/Icebreaker6 for the delivery of both general cargo and the products of the Syradasay coal deposit from the Taymyr Peninsula. The project for the development of the Syradasay coal deposit is being implemented by Aeon Corporation-subsidiary Severnaya Zvezda LLC.