Nansen memorial sets sail towards Siberia
Onboard the vessel at port on the Dvina River. From the left: Kjell Lund (Norwegian, Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Gunnar Sætra (Institute of Marine Research), Øyvind Nordsletten (Norwegian Counsul General in Murmansk), Rune Rafaelsen (Norwegian Barents Secretariat), Felix Tschudi (Tschudi Shipping Company) and Arild Moe (Fridtjof Nansen Institute). (Photo: Thomas Nilsen)
Arkhangelsk: A group of Norwegian, Russian researchers, business people and officials sail out from the White Sea Tuesday towards the Northern Sea Route to mark the anniversary of the August 1913 expedition of Fridtjof Nansen to Siberia.