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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 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 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: 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 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 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: 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

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

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