In Russia to 2021 will build environmental «the Northern fleet»

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Listenpreise in photosangelina. Archival photoIn Russia to 2021 will build environmental «the Northern fleet»© RIA Novosti / Alexander Listenpreise the image Bank

Construction environmental fleet of 12 vessels for the Arctic is scheduled for 2021, reported RIA Novosti in the Ministry of natural resources.

«Envisages the construction of 12 new ships of Rosprirodnadzor. These plans are included in the state program «Socio-economic development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation on 2018-2025 years» and will be finished by 2021. Essentially appears environmental «the Northern fleet», — said the Ministry.

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the task of Ministry is not only to provide environmental monitoring of the Arctic, given its promising exploration and development, but also to carry out environmental supervision during the development of the Northern sea route and development of mineral deposits.

«Of course, we need to check to know, how is one or the other economic activity. The Ministry of natural resources and our inspectors should be ready to start large-scale economic development of the Arctic, to ensure compliance with environmental legislation», – said the Agency interlocutor.