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Party: Russian Federation
2011/2012 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: The Subprogram “Study and Research of the Antarctic” of the Federal Program “Global Ocean”
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Details/Description:
Link (URL): http://www.ocean-fcp.ru/subprogramm_9.php (in Russian)
Additional Information:  
Discipline:
Areas of Activity

Science Activities in Previous Year
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:

Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
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 – 3
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port TP TC Expedition Leader

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 TP TC Expedition Leader
12 Nov 2011 Stanley 28 Nov 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
28 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 19 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
19 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 28 Dec 2011 King George Island N/A N/A
28 Dec 2011 King George Island 05 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
05 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 21 Jan 2012 Stanley N/A N/A
21 Jan 2012 Stanley 06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 17 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
17 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 28 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
28 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 18 Mar 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A

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 – 3
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port TP TC 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: 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 TP TC Expedition Leader
08 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 20 Nov 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
20 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
08 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 18 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
18 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 28 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
28 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 15 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
15 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 27 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
27 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
06 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 24 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
24 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 05 Mar 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
05 Mar 2012 Ushuaia 15 Mar 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A

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 TP TC Expedition Leader
13 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 24 Nov 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
23 Nov 2011 Ushuaia 04 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
03 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 14 Dec 2011 Ushuaia N/A N/A
13 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 01 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
31 Dec 2011 Ushuaia 11 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
10 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 21 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
20 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 31 Jan 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
30 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 13 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
12 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 26 Feb 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A
25 Feb 2012 Ushuaia 07 Mar 2012 Ushuaia N/A N/A

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 TP TC Expedition Leader
09 Nov 2011 Lyttelton 07 Dec 2011 Hobart N/A N/A
06 Dec 2011 Hobart 05 Jan 2012 Fremantle N/A N/A

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:
Organization(s) responsible: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Activity: Geological research
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Prydz Bay
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible: Murmansk Shipping Company
Activity: Icebreaker support
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: McMurdo station area
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Marine tourism
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ushuaia – South Georgia – Palmer Archipelago – Ushuaia
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Study of lakes of the Schirmacher and Untersee Oases
Organization(s) responsible: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Activity: Scientific research
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: The Schirmacher and Untersee Oases, the Queen Maud Land, East Antarctica
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact

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