The head of Sakhalin Limarenko explained the disruptions in the transportation of goods in the Far East by the pandemic
sea vessels in the ports of the Far East. It arose due to a pandemic, when disruptions in transportation began due to a sharp surge in demand, he said in an interview with RBC.
“The problem with cargo arose as a pandemic surge in demand, it will be settled in the same way as it was solved earlier, by streamlining supplies, ”the governor emphasized. According to his forecast, the crisis will last no more than one or two months.
Limarenko noted that such problems should not arise in a market economy. “But we were forced to take control of all the cargoes going to Sakhalin,” he added.
In the same interview, the Governor of the Sakhalin Region spoke about the plans of the Danish company to lease an island in the Kuril Islands. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is investing in renewable energy sources and is going to produce hydrogen on the island using wind power.
On November 10, Russian President Vladimir Putin drew attention to the problem with cargo in the Far East. He instructed Transport Minister Vitaly Savelyev to “put things in order” and deal with the transportation of goods by transport to the regions. Supply problems were observed in Sakhalin, Magadan Oblast, Kamchatka Krai and Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.