Infrastructure for floating nuclear power plant more than half-ready. Hectic construction in the east-Arctic settlement of Pevek ahead of installment of Russia’s first floating NPP. About 110 people are working round-the-clock on site and 320 meters of the new seaside infrastructure is already completed, local authorities in Pevek inform. The harbor infrastructure will house the «Akademik Lomonosov», which is due to arrive on site in June 2019. In wintertime, Pevek is embroiled in thick ice and the new harbor will be capable to withstand the tough climatic conditions, the regional administration says.
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