International Scientific Сonference “Security Issues in Implementation of Economic and Infrastructural Projects in the Arctic: Problems and Solutions”
From 18 to 20 August 2015 in Salekhard (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area) there took place an international scientific conference “Security Issues in Implementation of Economic and Infrastructural Projects in the Arctic: Problems and Solutions.”
The conference was attended by representatives of federal and regional executive authorities, oil and gas companies and transport companies operating in the Arctic zone, educational and research organizations, as well as foreign delegations from Canada, USA, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Denmark. The conference included discussing a wide range of issues on development of fuel-energy complex of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. It also covered the activities on prevention and management of emergency situations relating to fire, industrial and ecological safety in the Arctic.Director of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Arkhangelsk Branch Vasily Strugov under the auspices of the conference program gave a presentation on “Ensuring safety during construction works in the port of Sabetta and the sea channel in the Gulf of Ob.” Vasily Strugov paid special attention to environmental and industrial safety in the course of dredging works performed by the Arkhangelsk Branch during the summer navigation of 2015 in the waters of the seaport of Sabetta under construction and the sea channel in the Gulf of Ob.