ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Russian Federation
2017/2018 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: Bunger Oasis
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: January To: February
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: 15
Medical Facilities:
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 (15.12.2017) – Montevideo (21.01.2018–22.01.2018) – Marine geological-geophysical studies – Montevideo (12.03.2018–14.03.2018) – St. Petersburg (20.04.2018)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
22 Jan 2018 Montevideo 12 Mar 2018 Montevideo
25 Jan 2018 Weddell Sea
Marine geological-geophysical studies
Name: Akademik Fedorov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 90
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (26.10.2017) – Bremerhaven (31.10.2017–03.11.2017) – Cape Town (24.11.2017–28.11.2017) – Riiser-Larsen Sea (08.12.2017–10.12.2017) – Molodezhnaya (14.12.2017–16.12.2017) – Progress (21.12.2017–26.12.2017) – Mirny (30.12.2017–03.01.2018) – Bunger Hills (05.01.2018–09.01.2018) – Marine studies (13.01.2018–28.01.2018) – Bunger Hills (02.02.2018–08.02.2018) – Mirny (10.02.2018–11.02.2018) – Progress (15.02.2018–19.02.2018) – Molodezhnaya (24.02.2018–26.02.2018) – Cape Town (06.03.2018–09.03.2018) – Bremerhaven (30.03.2018–02.04.2018) – St. Petersburg (07.04.2018)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
28 Nov 2017 Cape Town 06 Mar 2018 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 (03.02.2018) – Bremerhaven (08.02.2018–10.02.2018) – Cape Town (05.03.2018–10.03.2018) – Marine studies (18.03.2018–21.03.2018) – Novolazarevskaya (22.03.2018–26.03.2018) – Bellingshausen (02.04.2018–06.04.2018) – Marine studies (07.04.2018–11.04.2018) – Motevideo (17.04.2018–18.04.2018) – Bremerhaven (09.05.2018–12.05.2018) – St. Petersburg (17.05.2018)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
10 Mar 2018 Cape Town 17 Apr 2018 Montevideo Logistics, marine studies

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 02/01/2018
Period To: 06/02/2018
Remarks: Aerial and geophysical survey at Mirny station. Supplied by contractor (ZAO "Avialift Vladivostok")
Type: Basler BT-67
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 01/10/2017
Period To: 28/02/2018
Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations. Supplied by contractor (Kenn Borek Air, Ltd)
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category: Intercontinental flights
Period From: 25/10/2017
Period To: 24/02/2018
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network

Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 17/12/2017
Period To: 29/03/2018
Remarks: Two Kamov Ka-32 helicopters onboard the r/v "Akademik Fedorov" / 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
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: 50
Remarks: Seaborne tourism (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: Akademik Shokalskiy
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 30
Maximum Passengers: 49
Remarks: Seaborne tourism (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: Professor Khromov (Spirit of Enderby)
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 30
Maximum Passengers: 45
Remarks: Seaborne tourism (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: 55
Remarks: Seaborne tourism (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: Seaborne tourism (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
No new information have been provided during the reported period.
Aircrat Report
General Report