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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Akademik Boris Petrov

Last Updated - 5/12/2005
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: Russia

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: UDVX
Owner: Geochi, Moscow
Operator: SCS Shipping Consulting & Service GmbH
Address: SCS Shipping Consulting & Service GmbH
P.O.Box: 12 04 29, 27518 Bremerhaven
Telephone: +49(471) 9418918-0
Fax: +49(471) 9418918-3
Year Built: 1984
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 75.5  m
  Breadth: 14.7  m
  Freeboard to working deck: Unknown
  Max. draft: 4.5  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Oceanography Geology Hydrography
  Operating Area:
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2318  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 325  m3
  Fuel: Unknown
  Wet Labs Area: 5  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 80  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 10  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 50  m2
  Space for container lab: 3 x 6  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 18000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 12  kts.
  Max. Speed: 15.2  kts.
  Endurance: 60  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 40
  Scientists: 28
  Air Conditioned:  Yes

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Unknown
  CTD Type: Unknown
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: Unknown

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Unknown
  Grab Sampler: Unknown
  Box Corer: Unknown
  Gravity Corer: Unknown
  Piston Corer: Unknown
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: Unknown
  ROVs: Unknown
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Unknown

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Diesel
Power (BHP) each engine:  3500 at 520rpm
Propeller Diameter:  2.4   m Max. RPM:   256
Total power auxiliary diesels:  400   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 220/380V 220/380V
     kVA: 100/900
    Phases: 3/3


50/50  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  24V   Volts with  50  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: Radar Loran Decca SatNav Gyro EMLog DopLog
  Communications Equipment: Fax SatCom
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: Unknown

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: 12kHz
  Sonar Type: Geological
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 7  
    Steel Wire Length: 9999  m,  safe working load:  10  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  9999  m , safe working load:  2  tons
    Trawl winch length:  9999  m , safe working load:  2  tons
    Other Winches:
      Length:  9999  m , safe working load:  1  tons
  Gantry: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  6  m , and outboard extension:  3  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  10  tons

  Crane: Position: Stern

Clearance above deck:  12  m  and outboard extension:  4  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  1  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Finland
  Classification Society: KM * L 1 [1] A2
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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