In the naming ceremony for was attended by President of Russia Vladimir Putin. He expressed hope that the Arctic region will be launched new promising projects including with the participation of French, Chinese and other foreign partners.
“Christophe de Margerie”: a vessel intended for year-round transportation of liquefied natural gas in the North. Able to move her bow and stern first LNG carrier can break ice of up to 2.1 meters. His crew is 29 people.