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Party: New Zealand
2011/2012 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
Station Report
Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Don and Margie McIntyre
Contact Address: Ocean Frontiers Pty Ltd PO Box 547 Kingston TAS 7051 Australia
Email Address: icebound@ozemail.com.au
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: MV Orion
Country of Registry: Bahamas
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 75
Maximum Passengers: 87
Remarks: One voyage - 21 January - 10 February 2012
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Eric Stangeland
Contact Address: Quark Expeditions, 93 Pilgrim Park, Waterbury, VT., 05676, USA
Email Address: eric.stangeland@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: www.quarkexpeditions.com
Name of Vessel: Kapitan Khlebnikov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 69
Maximum Passengers: 124
Remarks: Cruise from 10/11/2011 - 7/12/2011
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Nathan Russ
Contact Address: Heritage Expeditions Ltd, PO Box 7218, Christchurch, New Zealand
Email Address: nathan@heritage-expeditions.com
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Spirt of Enderby
Country of Registry: New Zealand
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 50
Maximum Passengers: 30
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
12 Jan 2012 Bluff 09 Feb 2012 Bluff

Operator:
Name: Rodney Russ
Contact Address: Heritage Expeditions Ltd, PO Box 7218, Christchurch, New Zealand
Email Address: rodney@heritage-expeditions.com
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Spirit of Enderby
Country of Registry: New Zealand
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 30
Maximum Passengers: 50
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
09 Feb 2012 Bluff 09 Mar 2012 Lyttelton
01 Dec 2012 Hobart 27 Dec 2012 Bluff

Operator:
Name: Rodney Russ
Contact Address: Heritage Expeditions Ltd, PO Box 7218, Christchurch, New Zealand
Email Address: rodney@heritage-expeditions.com
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Professor Khromov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 22
Maximum Passengers: 58
Remarks: 3 Cruises on 2/12/2011 - 27/12/2011 13/1/2012 - 9/2/2012 10/2/2012 - 9/3/2012
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Denial of Authorizations
Aircrat Report
Compliance with the Protocol Report
Environmental Information - Compliance with the Protocol
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Contingency Plans Report
Environmental Impact Assessment: Procedures Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Procedures)
No new procedures were established during this reporting period.

Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (IEE/CEE List - Annex I)
Type: IEE
Title: “Operation Divine Wind”
Organization(s) responsible: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Activity: Protest Activity
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Southern Ocean
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Exemption as already permitted by Australia
Type: IEE
Title: 2011/12 Aurora Expeditions Antarctic Cruise
Organization(s) responsible: Aurora Expeditions
Activity: Tourism Cruises
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea region / Commonwealth Bay
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Exemption as already permitted by Australia
Type: IEE
Title: 2011/12 Season Antarctic Cruise Programme
Organization(s) responsible: Heritage Expeditions
Activity: Tourism Cruises
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea region / Commonwealth Bay
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed
Type: IEE
Title: Development, Management and Execution of the New Zealand Antarctic programme 2011-2015
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctica New Zealand
Activity: Antarctica NZ non-science operations
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea region / Commonwealth Bay
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Amendment to 2010 – 2014 IEE.

Type: IEE
Title: K049 Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution (RICE)
Organization(s) responsible: GNS Science and Victoria University
Activity: International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition
Topics: - Science
Locations: Site name: Roosevelt Island
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Amendment to 2010-2012 IEE
Type: IEE
Title: Non-Government Operations in Antarctica “MV Orion”
Organization(s) responsible: Orion Epeditions Cruises
Activity: Tourism Cruises
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed
Type: IEE
Title: Quark Expeditions Ross Sea Centennial Voyage
Organization(s) responsible: Quark Expeditions
Activity: Tourism Cruises
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea region / Commonwealth Bay
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed
Type: IEE
Title: Royal New Zealand Navy HMNZS Otago
Organization(s) responsible: Royal NZ Navy
Activity: Southern Ocean Surveillance
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Southern Ocean and Ross Sea
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed

Type: IEE
Title: Royal New Zealand Navy HMNZS Wellington
Organization(s) responsible: Royal NZ Navy
Activity: Southern Ocean Surveillance
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Southern Ocean and Ross Sea
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed
Type: IEE
Title: Shackleton´s Whisky: Application Pursuant to S27(3)(a), A(EP) Act
Organization(s) responsible: NZ Antarctic Heritage Trust
Activity: Transport three whisky bottles to Scotland for analysis
Topics: - Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: Shackleton´s Hut, Cape Royds
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Amendment to allow for return of bottles by 1 March 2013.
Type: IEE
Title: The Scott-Amundsen Centenary Expedition (SACE) 2011/12
Organization(s) responsible: Scott-Amundsen Centenary Expedition
Activity: Visit to historic huts in Ross Dependency for commemorative expedition
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
- Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Full expedition permitted by UK.

Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Waste Management Plans Report
Waste Management Inventory of Past Activities Report
Prevention of Marine Pollution: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Prevention of Marine Pollution
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Measures)
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Permit, Visit and Activities Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Permit, Visit and Activities)
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Change or Damage Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Change or Damage)
No change or damage was observed during this reporting period.

Activities Undertaken in Cases of Emergencies Report
General Report