August 1 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel, Xia Zhi Yuan, has shipped four LNG modules from China's Port of Tianjin to the Port of Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project.

Xia Zhi Yuan is the second Chinese cargo ship to sail via the Northeast Passage from China to Europe.

The first Chinese vessel to make the trip - Coscol's multipurpose ship Yong Sheng - made its third voyage via the Northern Sea Route in July (, transporting wind turbine blades from China to the UK.