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Party: Russian Federation
2016/2017 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: 31
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: 45
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: 51
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: 51
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: 33
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
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: 100
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March
Name: Oazis
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Bunger Hills   Lat: 66°18´S   Long: 100°45´E  
Maximum Population: 10
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March

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: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (15.11.2016) –Cape Town (17.12.2016–19.12.2016) – Marine geological-geophysical studies (01.01.2017–01.02.2017) –Cape Town (14.02.2017–16.02.2017) –St. Petersburg (19.03.2017)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
19 Dec 2016 Cape Town 14 Feb 2017 Cape Town
01 Jan 2017 Sodruzhestva Sea
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 (12.11.2016) – Bremerhaven (17.11.2016–20.11.2016) – Cape Town (14.12.2016–18.12.2016) – Molodezhnaya (25.12.2016–27.12.2016) – Progress (01.01.2017–08.01.2017) – Mirny (11.01.2017–15.01.2017) – Bunger Hills (16.01.2017–17.02.2017) – Mirny (18.02.2017–20.02.2017) – Progress (24.02.2017–25.02.2017) – Cape Town (09.03.2017–16.03.2017) – Novolazarevskaya (24.03.2017–02.04.2017) – Bellingshousen (10.04.2017–14.04.2017) – Motevideo (19.04.2017–21.04.2017) – Bremerhaven (12.05.2017–15.05.2017) – St. Petersburg (20.05.2017)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
18 Dec 2016 Cape Town 09 Mar 2017 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
16 Mar 2017 Cape Town 19 Apr 2017 Montevideo Logistics, marine studies

Name: Akademik Tryoshnikov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 3
Maximum Crew: 60
Maximum Passengers: 80
Remarks: Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
20 Dec 2016 Cape Town 19 Jan 2017 Hobart
22 Jan 2017 Hobart 22 Feb 2017 Punta Arenas
25 Feb 2017 Punta Arenas 19 Mar 2017 Cape Town

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 11/01/2017
Period To: 20/02/2017
Remarks: Aerial and geophysical survey at Mirny station
Type: Basler BT-67
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 30/10/2016
Period To: 28/02/2017
Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations. Supplied by contractor (Kenn Borek Air, Ltd)
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category: Intercontinental flights
Period From: 29/10/2016
Period To: 28/02/2017
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network

Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 25/12/2016
Period To: 14/04/2017
Remarks: Two Kamov Ka-32 helicopters onboard the r/v "Akademik Fedorov" 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
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:
Maximum Crew: 30
Maximum Passengers: 45
Remarks: Type of tourism - seaborne (Peninsula Region); operator country - Australia; for further information refer to the operator website
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

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: Professor Khromov (Spirit of Enderby)
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 30
Maximum Passengers: 50
Remarks: Type of tourism - seaborne (Ross Sea Region); operator country - New Zealand; for further information refer to the operator website
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

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: Akademik Shokalskiy
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 30
Maximum Passengers: 68
Remarks: Type of tourism - seaborne (Ross Sea Region); operator country - New Zealand; for further information refer to the operator website
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: One Ocean Expeditions
Contact Address:
Email Address: voyages@oneoceanexpeditions.com
Website Address: www.oneoceanexpeditions.com
Name of Vessel: Akademik Sergey Vavilov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 53
Maximum Passengers: 80
Remarks: Type of tourism - seaborne (Peninsula Region); operator country - Canada; for further information refer to the operator website
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

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:
Maximum Crew: 43
Maximum Passengers: 117
Remarks: Type of tourism - seaborne (Peninsula Region); operator country - Canada; for further information refer to the operator website
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
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
ASPA: Number:  162    Name:  Mawson’s Huts, Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, George V Land, East Antarctica (More Details)
Permit Number: P/2016/014
Number of people permitted: 20
Permit Period: From:  27 Jan 2017   To:  17 Feb 2017
Purpose: Scientific research, education and outreach
Summary of activities: Research activities within the "Functional Biogeography" and "Evolution of the Ecosystems" projects; making an educational video
Event or project name/number: Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE)
Aircrat Report
General Report