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Research expedition vessel

Designed for:

  • providing activities of the Russian Antarctic Expedition;
  • replacement of the personnel of the Antarctic stations;

  • delivery of cargoes for the Antarctic stations with unloading on wild shore and on ice;
  • research activities in the ocean and research of natural processes and phenomena;
  • removal of garbage from the Antarctica.

It provides comfortable operation conditions for the crew and expedition personnel at the ambient temperature of down to -40 °C.

The vessel can proceed at a speed of 2 knots through ice with a thickness of 1.1 m.

Navigation area is non-restricted.

Vessel class

KM ✪ ARC 7 AUT 2 Special purpose ship


Length 133.59 m
Beam 23 m
Draugth 8.5 m
Speed 16 knots
Range 15 000 nm
Endurance 45 days
Expedition crew 80 persons
Crew 59 persons
Helicopters 2 helicopters of Ka-32 type
Main power plant 2 x 6300, 1 x 4200 kW
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Representatives of Sevmash (part of USC) took part in the Russian-Indian Business Forum in New Delhi to exchange best practices in shipbuilding.

08 August 2019
Severnaya Verf Launches Third Fishing Trawler

Severnaya Verf Shipyard (part of USC) has laid down the Project 170701 fishing trawler Captain Ostashkov, which will be built for Karelian Seafood JSC (part of the NOREBO Group). The vessel will be handed over to the customer in 2021.

07 July 2019