Base Organization: Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Departmental affiliation: Ministry of Education and Science of Russia
Head of the Center for Collective Use:
+7 (495) 7804153
The contact person:
+7 (499) 1246196
The actual address of the Center for Collective Use:
36, Nakhimovskiy prospect, Moscow, 117997, Russia
The Center for Collective Use (CCU) of Scientific Equipment of the Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS) "Scientific Fleet of the IO RAS" provides comprehensive scientific expeditionary research in the World Ocean and coastal waters, and also provides services to researchers and scientific teams as a basic organization and other interested users.
Scientific equipment of the CCU
- RV Akademik Mstislav Keldysh
- RV Akademik Boris Petrov
- RV Akademik Nikolay Strakhov
- RV Professor Shtokman
- RV Akademik Ioffe
- RV Akademik Sergey Vavilov
- Small-sized RV Ashamba
- Small-sized RV Nord-3
The areas of activity of the CCU corresponding to the Priority Areas for the Development of Science, Technology and Engineering in the Russian Federation, approved by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of July 7, 2011 No. 899:
- Life sciences
- Rational nature management
The areas of activity of the CCU corresponding to the areas from the List of Critical Technologies of the Russian Federation, approved by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of July 7, 2011 No. 899:
- Technologies for monitoring and predicting the state of the environment, preventing and eliminating its pollution
- Technologies for prospecting, exploration, development of mineral deposits and their extraction
- Technologies for the prevention and elimination of natural and man-made emergencies
The Center for Collective Use ensures the most efficient loading of its research vessels, equips them with modern scientific equipment, organizes the preparation of complex scientific expeditions, research and development works, floating universities, expeditions to search for sunken objects, including especially dangerous objects in the seas of Russia, monitoring the ecological state of the Russian seas in the regions intensive economic activity. The CCU is responsible for the repair, proper maintenance, operation and safety of the fleet and scientific equipment, the qualifications of crew members, transport and supply services for ships.
The CCU "Scientific Fleet of IO RAS" provides access to the scientific equipment of ships of the IO RAS on the basis of applications for scientific research.