Akademik Sergey Vavilov
Akademik Sergey Vavilov in Bremerhaven
|Name:||Akademik Sergey Vavilov|
|Namesake:||Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov|
|Operator:||International Shipping Partners|
|Port of registry:||Kaliningrad|
|Completed:||12 February 1988|
|General characteristics |
|Length:||117.17 m (384 ft 5 in)|
|Beam:||18.22 m (59 ft 9 in)|
|Draft:||5.90 m (19 ft 4 in)|
|Installed power:||2 × 6CHN 40/46 (2 × 2,576 kW)|
|Propulsion:||Two shafts; controllable pitch propellers
Wärtsilä 600 kW bow and stern thrusters
|Speed:||16.5 knots (30.6 km/h; 19.0 mph)|
The Akademik Sergey Vavilov (Russian: Академик Сергей Вавилов) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) research vessel, named after academician Sergey Vavilov. It was completed on February 12, 1988 in Rauma, Finland for the Soviet Union. Akademik Sergey Vavilov started operations as a research vessel of Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the USSR Academy of Science (Russian Academy of Science since 1991) in the USSR on March 20, 1989 and prior to November 7, 1999 completed five research cruises into Norwegian Sea, North Atlantic Ocean and South Atlantic Ocean.
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