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Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Russian Federation
2017/2018 Annual Information
Forward Plans
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: 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 (19.01.2018–24.01.2018, 03.02.2018–10.02.2018) – Marine geological-geophysical studies in the Weddell Sea (17.02.2018–18.03.2018) – Mar del Plata (26.03.2018) – Las Palmas (16.04.2018–19.04.2018) – St. Petersburg (03.05.2018)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
10 Feb 2018 Montevideo 26 Mar 2018 Mar del Plata
17 Feb 2018 Weddell 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 (26.10.2017) – Bremerhaven (31.10.2017–03.11.2017) – Cape Town (24.11.2017–30.11.2017) – Riiser-Larsen Sea (08.12.2017–12.12.2017) – Molodezhnaya (16.12.2017–18.12.2017) – Progress (22.12.2017–29.12.2017) – Mirny (01.01.2018–07.01.2018) – Bunger Hills / Marine studies in the Mawson Sea (09.01.2018–22.01.2018) – Progress (25.01.2018–07.02.2018) – Mirny (09.02.2018–11.02.2018) – Bunger Hills (12.02.2018–15.02.2018) – Prydz Bay (19.02.2018–26.02.2018) – Cape Town (09.03.2018–17.03.2018) – Maitri (25.03.2018–02.04.2018) – Bharati (09.04.2018–11.04.2018) – Cape Town (22.04.2018–24.04.2018) – Bremerhaven (15.05.2018–08.06.2018) – St. Petersburg (14.06.2018)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
30 Nov 2017 Cape Town 09 Mar 2018 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
17 Mar 2018 Cape Town 22 Apr 2018 Cape Town Logistics

Name: Akademik Tryoshnikov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 60
Maximum Passengers: 80
Remarks: Detailed voyage schedule: St. Petersburg (06.02.2018) – Bremerhaven (12.02.2018–15.02.2018) – Cape Town (08.03.2018–14.03.2018) – Molodezhnaya (22.03.2018–23.03.2018) – Mirny (29.03.2018) – Novolazarevskaya (05.04.2018–10.04.2018) – Bellingshausen (16.04.2018–22.04.2018) – Marine studies (23.04.2018–26.04.2018) – Motevideo (03.05.2018–05.05.2018) – Bremerhaven (28.05.2018–01.06.2018) – St. Petersburg (06.06.2018)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
14 Mar 2018 Cape Town 03 May 2018 Montevideo Logistics, marine studies

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: 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; actual number of voyages - 11
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; actual number of voyages - 2
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; actual number of voyages - 2
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; actual number of voyages - 12
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; actual number of voyages - 10
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
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: Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition onboard RV "Akademik Tryoshnikov"
Organization(s) responsible: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Activity: Research activities
Topics: - Science
Locations: Site name: ASPA 162 Mawson’s Huts, Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, George V Land, East Antarctica
Latitude: 67º 00´ 30´´ S
Latitude: 142º 39´ 40´´ E
Site name: Balleny Islands
Latitude: 66º 40´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 163º 20´ 00´´ E
Site name: Mertz glacier
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Period/length of the activity: From 27 January 2017 to 17 February 2017
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Navigation of the MV Polar Pioneer in the Antarctic Peninsula area
Organization(s) responsible: Polar Shipping
Activity: Navigation of marine vessel chartered
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: 22.12.2017- 16.03.2022
Decision/Comment: Permit was granted, no more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Russian Antarctic Expedition. Activity in 2018–2022
Organization(s) responsible: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Activity: Activity of the Russian Antarctic Expedition
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Plateau
Latitude:
Latitude:
Site name: Dronning Maud Land
Latitude:
Latitude:
Site name: Enderby Land
Latitude:
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Site name: King George Island
Latitude:
Latitude:
Site name: Mac.Robertson Land
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: 2018–2022
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Servicing the landing site in the vicinity of the Mount Romnaes
Organization(s) responsible: ALCI NORD
Activity: Servicing the landing site
Topics: - Air facilities: construction / operations
Locations: Site name: Mount Romnaes
Latitude: 71º 31´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 24º 00´ 00´´ E
Period/length of the activity: 01.11.2017–28.02.2022
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact

Type: IEE
Title: Tourist activity in Antarctic Peninsula area
Organization(s) responsible: Poseidon Expeditions
Activity: Marine tourism and landings
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: 15.12.2017- 31.03.2020
Decision/Comment: Permit was granted, 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.

General Report