OCEAN EXPEDITION CENTER OF
P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Центр морских экспедиционных исследований

  • Ocean Expedition Center

    of P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    In March 2016 the head of the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations (FASO of Russia) Mikhail Mikhailovich Kotyukov signed a Provision to set up an Ocean Expedition Center (OEC). OEC was formed under P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of RAS. 
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OEC comprises the Atlantic fleet base (AFB) in Kaliningrad and the Pacific fleet base (PFB) in Vladivostok which must become the largest bases of the research fleet in Russia.

As of February 2017 AFB has under its operative control the research vessels (RV): Akademik Sergey Vavilov, Akademik Ioffe, Akademik Mstislav Keldysh, Akademik Nikolaj Strakhov, Professor Shtokman. In accordance with the decision of FASO the AFB fleet will be supplemented by RV Akademik Boris Petrov, after returning from an integrated scientific expedition in the Indian ocean.

In the nearest time the following RV will transfer to PFB from the Department of Research Fleet of the RAS Far East section: Akademik Oparin, Akademik M.A.Lavrentyev, Professor Bogorov, Professor Gagarinskiy.

RV AKADEMIK SERGEY VAVILOV

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 6718 t
LOA (length over all) : 117,17 m
Crew/passengers : 43/127

RV AKADEMIK SERGEY VAVILOV

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 6718 t
LOA (length over all) : 117,17 m
Crew/ passengers : 43/127

RV AKADEMIK IOFFE

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 6718 t
LOA (length over all) : 117,1 m
Crew/passengers : 43/127

RV AKADEMIK IOFFE

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 6718 t
LOA (length over all) : 117,1 m
Crew/ passengers : 43/127

RV AKADEMIK MSTISLAV KELDYSH

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 6345 t
LOA (length over all) : 122.2 m
Crew/passengers : 44 / 86

RV AKADEMIK MSTISLAV KELDYSH

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 6345 t
LOA (length over all) : 122.2 m
Crew/ passengers : 44 / 86

RV PROFESSOR SHTOKMAN

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 1684 t
LOA (length over all) : 68,87 m
Crew/passengers : 30/30

RV PROFESSOR SHTOKMAN

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 1684 t
LOA (length over all) : 68,87 m
Crew/ passengers : 30/30

RV AKADEMIK BORIS PETROV

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 2700 t
LOA (length over all) : 73,06 m
Crew/passengers : 32/42

RV AKADEMIK BORIS PETROV

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 2700 t
LOA (length over all) : 73,06 m
Crew/ passengers : 32/42

RV AKADEMIK NIKOLAJ STRAKHOV

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 2685 t
LOA (length over all) : 75,5 m
Crew/passengers : 32/42

RV AKADEMIK NIKOLAJ STRAKHOV

Type : Research vessel
Displacement : 2685 t
LOA (length over all) : 75,5 m
Crew/ passengers : 32/42

Expeditions

OEC provides research vessels for all scientific organizations of FASO of Russia to perform various marine works. OEC ensures maximum efficient loading of its research vessels, equips them with modern scientific equipment, organizes preparation of integrated scientific expeditions, scientific survey works, floating universities, expeditions for search of submersed objects, including especially hazardous objects in the seas of Russia, monitoring of ecological state of the seas of Russia in the areas of intensive economic activities.

25 august 2015

EXPEDITION NOVAYA ARKTIKA

Vessel: RV AKADEMIK MSTISLAV KELDYSH
Expedition area : Arctic
2 august 2016

RESEARCH VOYAGE ON RV AKADEMIK NIKOLAJ STRAKHOV

Vessel: RV AKADEMIK NIKOLAJ STRAKHOV
Expedition area : Baltic Sea
6 april 2016

131ST VOYAGE OF RV PROFESSOR SHTOKMAN

Vessel: RV PROFESSOR SHTOKMAN
Expedition area : Baltic Sea
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