Akademik Tryoshnikov

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The research ship Akademik Tryoshnikov in Bremerhaven, Germany
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 and 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.


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.