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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the
Academik M. A. Lavrentiev

Last Updated - 5/4/2005
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: UBWR
Owner: Department of Marine Research Fleet
Operator: Department of Marine Research Fleet
Contact: Musyukhin Pavel
Address: Department of Marine Research Fleet
690600 Vladivostok, Sukhanova St., 7
Telephone: +7(4232)43 40 36
Fax: +7(4232)43 28 29
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: 730  m
  Max. draft: 4.5  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Scientific - research
  Operating Area: South-Eastern Asia, Far East of Russia
  Navy Grids Supported: NP 7A, NP 7, NP 10, Np 4, NP 5 NP 8

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 2318  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: 270  m3
  Fuel: 651  m3
  Wet Labs Area: Unknown
  Dry Lab Area: 176  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
425  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: Unknown
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 100  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: Unknown
  Cruising Speed: 12  kts.
  Max. Speed: 14  kts.
  Endurance: 60  days

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  Officers: Unknown
  Other crew: 40
  Scientists: 33
  Air Conditioned: Unknown

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  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: compressor "Poseidon GEMBH", chamber MV DDC103, working capacity 10 bars

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:

L 1

Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: Unknown
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Pilstek
Power (BHP) each engine:  3500
Propeller Diameter:  2.4   m Max. RPM:   256
Total power auxiliary diesels:  1140   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 390 , 220
     kVA: 1740.300
    Phases: Unknown



Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs    Hz



  Unknown   Volts with  Unknown  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: radar OCEAN - C, auto pilot "Deka - 550G", gyro "Vega"
  Communications Equipment: GMDSS A-1A-2A-3,
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Unknown
  GPS: STR - 1400

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: M3B, ELAC for 10000 m, SARGAN
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: ŤAtlasť
  Silent Ship Operations: 220, 4000

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  Winches: Unknown  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  0  m , safe working load:  0  tons
    Trawl winch length:  1500  m , safe working load:  2400  tons
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown , and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   Ď shape frame, hydraulic, working capacity 3 t, outboard extension 2 m , width 2,5 m, h- 6 m

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Rauma, Finland
  Classification Society: Russian: KM * L1 | I | A2 special purpose vessel
  Others, Specify: 4630 Class
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