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Party: Russian Federation
2011/2012 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Bellingshausen
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Fildes Peninsula, King George Island   Lat: 62º 12´ 00´´ S   Long: 58º 58´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 28
Medical Facilities: One physician (surgeon); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Mirny
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Mirny Peninsula, Davis Sea shore   Lat: 66º 33´ 00´´ S   Long: 93º 01´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 25
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Novolazarevskaya
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Schirmacher Oasis, Dronning Maud Land   Lat: 70º 46´ 00´´ S   Long: 11º 50´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 47
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Progress
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land   Lat: 69º 22´ 00´´ S   Long: 76º 23´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 46
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:

Name: Vostok
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Antarctic Plateau   Lat: 78º 28´ 00´´ S   Long: 106º 48´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 23
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Druzhnaya-4
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Landing Bluff, Sandefjord Cove, Pryds Bay   Lat: 69º 44´ 00´´ S   Long: 73º 43´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 16
Medical Facilities: One physician (surgeon)
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March
Name: Molodezhnaya
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Molodezhny Oasis (Thala Hills), Enderby Land   Lat: 67º 40´ 00´´ S   Long: 45º 51´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 5
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March
Name: Soyuz
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Jetty Peninsula, Prince Charles Mountains, Mac.Robertson Land   Lat: 70º 39´ 00´´ S   Long: 68º 48´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 3
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March

Name: SGP-1
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Vostok   Lat: 78º 28´ 12´´ S   Long: 106º 48´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Inland scientific traverse – seismic studies of Lake Vostok (03.01.2012–06.02.2012)
Name: SGP-2
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Progress – Vostok – Progress   Lat:    Long:   
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Inland transport and scientific traverses (20.11.2011–20.12.2011; 10.01.2012–01.03.2012)
Name: SGP-3
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Progress – 520 km – Grove Mountains – Progress   Lat:    Long:   
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Inland scientific traverses (01.11.2011–01.12.2011; 15.01.2012–07.02.2012)

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Akademik Aleksandr Karpinskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 92
Maximum Passengers: 49
Remarks: Marine geological-geophysical studies in the Weddell Sea
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
17 Feb 2012 Cape Town 15 Mar 2012 Cape Town Marine geological-geophysical studies in the Weddell Sea
Name: Akademik Fedorov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 90
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (08.11.2011) – Bremerhaven (13.11.2011–16.11.2011) – Cape Town (07.12.2011–10.12.2011) – Molodezhnaya (18.12.2011–19.12.2011) – Pryds Bay (23.12.2011–02.01.2012) – Mirny (05.01.2012–09.01.2012) – Marine studies (10.01.2012–05.02.2012) – Pryds Bay (05.02.2012–08.02.2011) – Cape Town (20.02.2012–24.02.2012) – Pryds Bay (06.03.2012–13.03.2012) – Molodezhnaya (16.03.2012–17.03.2012) – Novolazarevskaya (22.03.2012–28.03.2012) – Bellingshausen (05.04.2012–10.04.2012) – Rio de Janeiro (19.04.2012–23.04.2012) – Bremerhaven (11.05.2012–13.05.2012) – St. Petersburg (18.05.2012)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
10 Dec 2011 Cape Town 20 Feb 2012 Cape Town Logistics
24 Feb 2012 Cape Town 19 Apr 2012 Rio de Janeiro Logistics

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category:
Period From:
Period To:
Remarks: Aerial geophysical survey (Princess Elizabeth Land)
Type: Basler BT-67
Category:
Number Of Flights: 11
Period From: 28/10/2011
Period To: 08/02/2012
Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations
Departure Date Route Purpose
28 Oct 2011 Punta Arenas – Bellingshausen Logistics
09 Nov 2011 Novolazarevskaya – Progress – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
24 Nov 2011 Novolazarevskaya – Progress Logistics
26 Nov 2011 Progress – Vostok – Progress Logistics
27 Nov 2011 Progress – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
20 Dec 2011 Novolazarevskaya – Molodezhnaya – Progress Logistics
22 Dec 2011 Progress – Vostok – Progress (6 flights) Logistics
31 Dec 2011 Progress – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
02 Feb 2012 Novolazarevskaya – Progress Logistics
04 Feb 2012 Progress – Vostok – Progress (3 flights) Logistics
06 Feb 2012 Progress – Molodezhnaya – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category:
Number Of Flights: 11
Period From: 02/11/2011
Period To: 28/02/2012
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network (see: http://www.alci.info/)
Departure Date Route Purpose
02 Nov 2011 Cape Town – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
22 Nov 2011 Cape Town – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
24 Nov 2011 Novolazarevskaya – Cape Town Logistics
29 Nov 2011 Cape Town – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
03 Dec 2011 Novolazarevskaya – Cape Town Logistics
06 Dec 2011 Cape Town – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
19 Dec 2011 Cape Town – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
21 Dec 2011 Novolazarevskaya – Cape Town Logistics
30 Jan 2012 Cape Town – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
09 Feb 2012 Novolazarevskaya – Cape Town Logistics
28 Feb 2012 Novolazarevskaya – Cape Town Logistics

Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category:
Period From: 18/12/2011
Period To: 10/04/2012
Remarks: Two Ka-32 helicopters onboard the r/v “Akademik Fedorov” for loading and unloading purpose and ice patrol

Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Aurora Expeditions
Contact Address: Level 2, 88 George Street, The Rocks, NSW 2000 Australia
Email Address:
Website Address: http://www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/
Name of Vessel: Akademik Shokalskiy
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 50
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Ross Sea); Operator Country – Australia; estimated number of voyages – 4
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
16 Nov 2011 Bluff 28 Nov 2011 Hobart
02 Dec 2011 Hobart 27 Dec 2011 Bluff
28 Dec 2011 Bluff 22 Jan 2012 Hobart
23 Jan 2012 Hobart 17 Feb 2012 Hobart

Operator:
Name: Aurora Expeditions
Contact Address: Level 2, 88 George Street, The Rocks, NSW 2000 Australia
Email Address:
Website Address: http://www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/
Name of Vessel: Polar Pioneer
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 10 
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 54
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Australia; estimated number of voyages – 10; estimated number of tourists – 480
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
12 Nov 2011 Stanley 28 Nov 2011 Ushuaia
28 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 19 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
19 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 28 Dec 2011 King George Island
28 Dec 2011 King George Island 05 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
05 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 21 Jan 2012 Stanley
21 Jan 2012 Stanley 06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 17 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
17 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 28 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
28 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 18 Mar 2012 Ushuaia

Operator:
Name: Fathom Expeditions
Contact Address: 8 Price Street, Suite 200 (at Summerhill) Toronto, Ontario Canada, M4W 1Z4
Email Address: info@fathomexpeditions.com
Website Address: www.fathomexpeditions.com
Name of Vessel: Polar Pioneer
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 48
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Canada; estimated number of voyages – 1; estimated number of tourists – 44
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
16 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 28 Feb 2012 Ushuaia

Operator:
Name: Heritage Expeditions
Contact Address: 53B Montreal Street, PO Box 7218, Christchurch, New Zealand
Email Address: info@heritage-expeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.heritage-expeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Spirit of Enderby
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 50
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Ross Sea); Operator Country – New Zealand; estimated number of voyages – 4
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
31 Oct 2011 Bluff 18 Nov 2011 Dunedin
18 Nov 2011 Dunedin 01 Dec 2011 Hobart
01 Dec 2011 Hobart 27 Dec 2011 Bluff
12 Jan 2012 Bluff 09 Feb 2012 Bluff

Operator:
Name: National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR)
Contact Address: Headland Sada, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa 403 804, India
Email Address: info@ncaor.org
Website Address: http://www.ncaor.gov.in/
Name of Vessel: Ivan Papanin
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 39
Remarks: Logistic support for the Indian Antarctic Programme
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR)
Contact Address: Headland Sada, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa 403 804, India
Email Address: info@ncaor.org
Website Address: http://www.ncaor.gov.in/
Name of Vessel: Vladimir Ignatyuk
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 8
Remarks: Logistic support for the Indian Antarctic Programme
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
26 Oct 2011 Cape Town 23 Dec 2011 Cape Town

Operator:
Name: One Ocean Expeditions
Contact Address:
Email Address: voyages@oneoceanexpeditions.com
Website Address: www.oneoceanexpeditions.com
Name of Vessel: Akademik Ioffe
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 10 
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 100
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Canada; estimated number of voyages – 10; estimated number of tourists – 650
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
08 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 20 Nov 2011 Ushuaia
20 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 18 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
18 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 28 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
28 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 15 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
15 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 27 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
27 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 24 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
24 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 05 Mar 2012 Ushuaia
05 Mar 2012 Ushuaia 15 Mar 2012 Ushuaia

Operator:
Name: Quark Expeditions
Contact Address: 47 Water Street, Norwalk, CT, USA, 06854
Email Address: enquiry@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.quarkexpeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Kapitan Khlebnikov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 112
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Ross Sea); Operator Country – USA; estimated number of voyages – 2; estimated number of tourists – 180
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
09 Nov 2011 Lyttelton 07 Dec 2011 Hobart
06 Dec 2011 Hobart 05 Jan 2012 Fremantle

Operator:
Name: Quark Expeditions
Contact Address: 47 Water Street, Norwalk, CT, USA, 06854
Email Address: enquiry@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.quarkexpeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Akademik Sergey Vavilov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 10 
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 104
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – United States; estimated number of voyages – 10; estimated number of tourists – 900
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
13 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 24 Nov 2011 Ushuaia
23 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 04 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
03 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 14 Dec 2011 Ushuaia
13 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 01 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
31 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 11 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
10 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 21 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
20 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 31 Jan 2012 Ushuaia
30 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 13 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
12 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 26 Feb 2012 Ushuaia
25 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 07 Mar 2012 Ushuaia

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

Denial of Authorizations
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
No new information have been provided during the reported period.
Aircrat Report
General Report