A. Gnusarev, head of the St. Petersburg Joint Industry Corporation (Baltic Plant " Verf", cb "Iceberg") notes that marine extraction of energy resources – a perspective for the next 30-50 years. The prospect that we can not miss. Not only from a purely economic, but also from political considerations, since the key content of world politics in the coming period will be a struggle for resources.
Fighting hard and indiscriminately funds. But so far from the Russian ship owners only Sovcomflot locates at domestic shipyards orders for its tanker fleet. James Donovan Goldman Sachs understands that this is vital information. For example, until 2009 at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg to be built 10 tankers, including ice class. Although this largest carrier uglevorodov orders ships abroad (Hyundai Heavy Industries, 'STX Shipbuilding "). Russian President urged shipbuilders to stop competing with countries in the Far East in the construction of large vessels and concentrate on niche markets, where Russia still has competitive advantage. This is, primarily, nuclear civil shipbuilding and ships with various principles of dynamic support.
Although today we have managed to virtually wipe out even the world's priority country for the construction of civil hydrofoils. It is noteworthy that the persistence of serious naval shipbuilding and its further progress is seen not only in terms of exports, but point of view of national interest and protection of the organization of mining on the shelf. In this aspect – the insurance of the search and extraction of hydrocarbons in the sea – considered and the program of reforming and modernizing the research fleet.