Akademik Tryoshnikov

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The research ship Akademik Tryoshnikov in Bremerhaven, Germany
Career
Name: Akademik Tryoshnikov
Namesake: Alexey Tryoshnikov[1]
Owner: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Port of registry: Saint Petersburg,  Russia
Builder: Admiralty Shipyard, Russia
Laid down: July 2009[1]
Launched: 29 March 2011[2]
Identification: IMO number: 9548536
Call sign: UBXH3
MMSI number: 273359440[3]
Status: Under construction
General characteristics
Class & type: Research ship
Tonnage: 12,711 GT
12,000 DWT[3]
Length: 133.6 m (438 ft 4 in)[1]
Beam: 23 m (75 ft 6 in)[1]
Draught: 8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)[1]
Installed power: Three Wärtsilä diesel engines (2 × 6,300 kW, 1 × 4,200 kW)[1]
Propulsion: Two shafts (2 × 7,100 kW)[1]
Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)
2 knots (3.7 km/h; 2.3 mph) in 1.1 m (3.6 ft) ice[1]
Range: 15,000 nautical miles (28,000 km; 17,000 mi)[1]
Endurance: 45 days[1]
Capacity: 80 passengers[1]
Crew: 60[1]
Aircraft carried: Two Kamov Ka-32 helicopters[1]

Akademik Tryoshnikov (Russian: Академик Трёшников) is a Russian scientific diesel-electric research vessel, the flagship of the Russian polar research fleet.

History[edit]

The vessel is constructed under the state order. The project have developed Krylov Shipbuilding Research Institute with Baltsudoproekt Bureau. Chief designer of project - Yevgueny S. Bylinovich.

Creation of it vessel became event for the Russian Polar science, the previous research vessel has been put into operation 25 years ago.[4]

The ship is named in honor of Alexey Tryoshnikov, who was the president of the Geographical Society of the USSR since 1977.

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