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R/V Akademik Aleksandr Karpinsky

R/V Akademik Aleksandr Karpinsky

CGGE International provides vessels for charter and quality operations for projects ranging from transoceanic surveys to site survey and deep sea research. Ships are available for standard time-charter with crew, or complete with technical equipment and operations team. CGGE typically operates as vessel manager and assumes the fiscal responsibility to assure that all charter party funds are managed properly to protect the interests of the customer and to assure timely performance. We also manage all proposal support, contract negotiations, and communications between the charter party, shipowner and technical teams to assure that customer needs are fully met.

R/V Akademik Aleksandr Karpinsky

The R/V Akademik Aleksandr Karpinsky is a special purpose ship, capable of stable operations in extreme conditions. The ship and shipowner are fully trained, certified and operating in accordance with ISM (International Safety Management) standards. All personnel, equipment and operations are in full compliance with SOLAS, MARPOL, GMDSS, COLREG-72, ILLC 1966/88, and STCW-78.

Ship Specifications

Year of construction 1984, Ukraine Endurance 120 days
Classification KM (*) L2 [1] A2 (Russian register) Fresh water capacity 53.2 cubic meters / water evaporators
Flag Russian Federation Main engines 2 x Pielstic PC2.5-400 / 3500 hp
Length overall 104.5 m Generators 2 Stroemberg / 1000 kW each
Breadth 16 m   3 diesel, 200 kW each
Draft (mean) 5.88 m Electric Voltage 380 VAC / 220 VAC, 24VDC
Gross tonnage 4430 tons   220VAC clean power in inst. rooms
Net tonnage 1329 tons   European sockets
D.W tonnage 1882 tons Load on Working Deck 2.5 metric tons per sq. m
Cruising speed 10 knots Accomodations 22 single air conditioned cabins
Fuel capacity 1450 tons   30 double air conditioned cabins

Communications / Navigation

Communication / Navigation
Radios Furuno FM-8500, Reid 1
Radars Furuno FR/FAR-2835, Furuno FR-2115
GPS receiver Furuno GP-31
Gyro compass Vega-M
Autopilot Aist
Speed log IEL-2M
Nav Echo sounder NEL-1M
Weather fax Iney-P
Phone / fax INMARSAT Fleet-77, INMARSAT Mini-M

Special Navigation Equipment
Online navigation system ASUD-4 (NAVIS/SE SEVMORGEO)
GPS receivers Furuno GP-80, Briz-K, Trimble Acutime 2000
Echo sounders Navisound 420DS, GEL-3


Seismic recording instruments Input/Output Inc. MSX
Streamer Input/Output Inc. MSX-6000
Energy source Input/Output Inc. I/O Sleeve Guns SG-IIB

Additional Equip.

Additional Equipment
Sonobouy system 4 x Sprut Sonobuoys
Gravimeter 1 MG Chekan-AR
Gravimeter 2 MGK CHETA-AGG (Marine Gravimetrey Complex)
Magnetometer DMV VOSTOK (Proton Differential Magnetometer)


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CGGE International provides ships and technical personnel for offshore survey and technical operations. You can reach CGGE International at: Call CGGE International T: 425-558-1098 Fax CGGE International F: 425-556-0898 Email CGGE International Email Go to CGGE InternationalWebsite

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