Akademik Sergey Vavilov

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Akademik Sergey Vavilov in Bremerhaven
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
Status: In service
General characteristics [1][2]
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)
Speed: 16.5 knots (30.6 km/h; 19.0 mph)
Capacity: 110 passengers
Crew: 53

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.[3]

In recent times it has served as cruise ship specializing in Polar cruises. It is managed by International Shipping Partners and its current port of registry is Kaliningrad, Russia.


  1. ^ "Akademik Ioffe & Akademik Sergey Vavilov Ship Information Guide" (PDF). warren-macdonald.com. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Akademik Sergey Vavilov (860738)". Register of ships. Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  3. ^ "Information on RV Akademik Sergey Vavilov". Federal Target Program World Ocean (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2012-07-17. 

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