General Information:

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Classification: KM*L4R1, valid until October 21, 2019;

Built in 1973 in Astrkhan; project 388M; upgraded in 1988, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016;

IMO Number: 7427051;

Call Sign: UBXJ;

Port of Registry: Kandalaksha

Flag: The Russian Federation

Dimensions:

Length overall: 34.01 m;

Width: 7m;

Depth overall: 3.68 m;

Maximum draft: 2.9 m;

Gross Tonnage: 189 t;

Displacement: 300 t;

Max speed: 9 knots.

Superstructure and accommodations:

Crew quarters for 12 people + accommodation for 12 passengers;

Six double cabins with toilet facilities for passengers;

2 double, 2 quadruple and 1 single cabins for the crew;

A sanitary cabin; a laboratory; a small saloon, a large saloon, a shower room, a dryer, a galley; storerooms; a net hold.

Laboratory premises: an 18 m2 dry lab, a 10 m2 wet lab.

Propulsion

Main Engine: 8NVD 36-1U, 224 kW;

Generators: 2*60kW + 1*30 kW;

Power mains: 220/380V/50Hz;

One fixed pitch propeller.

Tanks Capacity:

Fuel - 22 m3; oil - 2 m3; fresh water - 12 m3; fresh water generator 4 m3 per day; wastewater - 6 m3; bilge water - 3 m3; waste oil - 1 m3.

Electronic aids to navigation:

  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System: А1+А2+А3;

  • SRG-1150D;

  • STR-580D;

  • SAILOR 6222;

  • IC-GM1500E /2к./;

  • SEP-406 /2к./;

  • DYUIM-C - radar beacon transponder;

  • SART II;

  • KODEN MD-3731M;

  • JMA-3336;

  • AIS Tranzas T105;

  • SAILOR 6110 /2к./;

  • ARGOS MAR-GE;

  • JRC JLR-21;

  • Marine compass;

  • Echopilot 3D Forward looking sonar;

  • GPS-GLONASS;

  • Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System;

  • Satellite Phone Iridium;

  • VSAT;

  • MaxiMet GMX500;

  • Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems;

  • Remotely operated searchlight.

 

Sea Endurance

Fuel at full speed: 22 days;

Fresh water and waste underway/at anchor: unlimited.

Life-saving appliances:

In full accordance with the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping requirements.

Larboard: 3 liferafts for 10 people each;

Starboard: 3 liferafts for 10 people each.

27 lifejackets; 27 immersion suits, 8 safety vests.

Deck equipment:

2 2000 kg derricks;

1 300 kg derrick;

Motor boats: one Zodiac, Hypalon-Neoprene, 5.3 m, 6-8 person, 50 hp; two Poseidon, PVC, 5.2 m, 6-8 person, 50 hp.

Research hardware:

1. A hydraulic A-frame with a hydraulic power unit.

2. A TL-14 winch, 300 kg, cable: 80 m. Range: 1.5 m for the equipment usage.

3. A 6 m bucket arm.

4. An outrigger hinged arm for easy equipment - 1 set.

5. A fore winch, 900 kg, 500 m cable. Works in tandem with a hydraulic frame.

Additional research equipment

• A set of oceanographic equipment for measuring current velocities, wave parameters, temperature, conductivity and water pressure

• A set of equipment to collect hydro-biological, water, and sediment samples;

• A set of remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) for underwater works;

• Lightweight diving outfits;

• A set of equipment to collect and analyze air samples;

• A set of laboratory equipment for hydrobiological and hydrochemical research.

The vessel is adapted to perform:

• Engineering and geophysical research;

• Engineering and geological research;

• Engineering and environmental research;

• Environmental monitoring;

• Underwater works by utilizing ROVs and lightweight diving;

• Various onshore research works.

Research Vessel Kartesh

НИС "Картеш"
Логотип проекта "Полярная экспедиция "Картеш"