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Party: Russian Federation
2018/2019 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: 100
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 (01.12.2018) – Montevideo (03.01.2019–06.01.2019) – Marine geological-geophysical studies (22.01.2019–19.02.2019) – Montevideo (07.03.2019–10.03.2019) – St. Petersburg (26.04.2019)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
06 Jan 2019 Montevideo 07 Mar 2019 Montevideo 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 (07.11.2018) – Bremerhaven (12.11.2018–16.11.2018) – Cape Town (08.12.2018–14.12.2018) – Riiser-Larsen Sea (22.12.2018–24.12.2018) – Molodezhnaya (28.12.2018–04.01.2019) – Progress (07.01.2019–13.01.2019) – Mirny (15.01.2019–18.01.2019) – Bunger Hills (20.01.2019–26.01.2019) – Marine studies in the Mawson Sea (27.01.2019–28.01.2019) – Bunger Hills (29.01.2019–15.02.2019) – Mirny (17.02.2019–18.02.2019) – Progress (20.02.2019–28.02.2019) – Cape Town (12.03.2019–20.03.2019) – Molodezhnaya (28.03.2019–02.04.2019) – Novolazarevskaya (06.04.2019–16.04.2019) – Bellingshausen (29.04.2019–30.04.2019) – Montevideo (07.05.2019–08.05.2019) – Bremerhaven (29.05.2019–01.06.2019) – St. Petersburg (06.06.2019)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
14 Dec 2018 Cape Town 12 Mar 2019 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
20 Mar 2019 Cape Town 07 May 2019 Montevideo Logistics

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 17/01/2019
Period To: 13/02/2019
Remarks: Aerial and geophysical survey at Mirny station. Supplied by contractor (OOO "Agat")
Type: Basler BT-67
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 08/11/2018
Period To: 14/02/2019
Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations. Supplied by contractor (Kenn Borek Air, Ltd)
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category: Intercontinental flights
Period From: 26/10/2018
Period To: 01/03/2019
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network

Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 28/12/2018
Period To: 30/04/2019
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
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: Transcontinental traverse by all terrain vehicles "Yemelya" 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: By aircraft /by all terrain vehicles / by aircraft
Activities: Media, Transcontinental traverse
Number of Participants: 7
Date begin: 01 Dec 2018
Date end: 19 Jan 2019
Number of personnel: 7
Operator:
Name: RD Studia
Contact Address: Sheremetievskaya Str., 34, Moscow 129594 Russian Federation
Email Address: info@rd-studia.com
Website Address: rd-studia.com
Remarks: www.yemelya.ru
Location of Activities
Routes: Novolazarevskaya Station (01.12.2018–04.12.2018) – Pole of Inaccessibility (17.12.2018) – South Pole (23.12.2018–24.12.2018) – Vostok Station (30.12.2018–01.01.2019) – Progress Station (06.01.2019)

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: Logistic support of the Indian Antarctic stations
Organization(s) responsible: Far East State Shipping Company (FESSCO)
Activity: Logistic support of stations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Prydz Bay, Larsemann Hills, Antartica
Latitude: 69°24´28´´S
Latitude: 76°11´14´´E
Period/length of the activity: 10.01.2019–20.04.2021
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Navigation of the MV "Professor Khromov" from New Zealand to Ross Sea and back
Organization(s) responsible: Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute
Activity: Sea operations
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea region
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: 20.02.2019–31.03.2023
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Transcontinental traverse by all terrain vehicles "Yemelya"
Organization(s) responsible: RD Studia
Activity: Transcontinental traverse / Media
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Traverse
Locations: Site name: Dronning Maud Land
Latitude:
Latitude:
Site name: Polar Plateau
Latitude: 90º 00´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 0º 00´ 00´´ E
Site name: Princess Elizabeth Land
Latitude:
Latitude:
Site name: Sovetskoye Plato
Latitude: 80º 00´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 85º 00
Period/length of the activity: From 28 November 2018 to 22 January 2019
Decision/Comment: 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