ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Russian Federation
2015/2016 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: 27
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: 29
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: 43
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: 50
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: 14
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Admiral Vladimirsky
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 77
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
10 Jan 2016 Cape Town 05 Mar 2016 Cape Town Hydrographic studies
Name: Akademik Aleksandr Karpinskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 92
Maximum Passengers: 49
Remarks: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (14.11.2015) –Cape Town (16.12.2015–18.12.2015) – Marine geological-geophysical studies (31.12.2015–01.02.2016) –Cape Town (14.02.2016–16.02.2016) –St. Petersburg (19.03.2016)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
18 Dec 2015 Cape Town 14 Feb 2016 Cape Town Marine geological-geophysical studies

Name: Akademik Fedorov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 90
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (29.10.2015) – Bremerhaven (03.11.2015–06.11.2015) – Cape Town (27.11.2015–30.11.2015) – Princess Elisabeth (10.12.2015–12.12.2015) – Mount Vechernyaya field camp (15.12.2015–17.12.2015) – Progress (23.12.2015–28.12.2015) – Rauer Isls. (29.12.2015–30.12.2015) – Mirny (02.01.2016–06.01.2016) – Bunger Hills (06.01.2016–07.01.2016) – Rauer Isls. (10.01.2016–11.01.2016) – Marine studies (12.01.2016–18.01.2016) – Progress (20.01.2016–15.02.2016) – Cape Town (27.02.2016–02.03.2016) – Bouvet Is. (02.03.2016–22.03.2016) – Cape Town (22.03.2016–24.03.2016) – Bremerhaven (13.05.2016–16.05.2016) – St. Petersburg (20.05.2016)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
30 Nov 2015 Cape Town 27 Feb 2016 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
02 Mar 2016 Cape Town 22 Mar 2016 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
Name: Akademik Tryoshnikov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 60
Maximum Passengers: 80
Remarks: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (31.01.2016) – Bremerhaven (04.02.2016–06.02.2016) – Cape Town (27.02.2016–01.03.2016) – Bellingshausen (13.03.2016–16.03.2016) – Marine studies (16.03.2016–17.03.2016) – Novolazarevskaya (26.03.2016–01.04.2016) – Cape Town (12.04.2016–13.04.2016) – Bremerhaven (04.05.2016–06.05.2016) – St. Petersburg (11.05.2016)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
01 Mar 2016 Cape Town 12 Apr 2016 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category:
Period From: 23/12/2015
Period To: 15/02/2016
Remarks: Aerial geophysical survey (Progress station). Supplied by contractor (ZAO "Avialift Vladivostok")
Type: Basler BT-67
Category:
Number Of Flights: 5
Period From: 12/11/2015
Period To: 07/02/2016
Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations. Supplied by contractor (Kenn Borek Air, Ltd)
Departure Date Route Purpose
12 Nov 2015 Novolazarevskaya – Syowa – Progress – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
27 Jan 2016 Novolazarevskaya – Progress Logistics
28 Jan 2016 Progress – Vostok – Progress (3 flights) Logistics
03 Feb 2016 Progress – Mirny – Progress Logistics
07 Feb 2016 Progress – Molodezhnaya – Novolazarevskaya Logistics
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category:
Period From: 29/10/2015
Period To: 27/02/2016
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network

Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category:
Period From: 23/12/2015
Period To: 15/02/2016
Remarks: Aerial support for field geological groups (Progress station). Supplied by contractor (ZAO "Avialift Vladivostok")
Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category:
Period From: 23/12/2015
Period To: 01/04/2016
Remarks: Two Kamov Ka-32 helicopters onboard the r/v "Akademik Fedorov" and r/v "Akademik Tryoshnikov" for loading and unloading purpose, ice patrol. Supplied by contractor (ZAO "Avialift Vladivostok")

Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

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