The new flagship

At Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg launched on the ship "Akademik Treshnikov", who will be the new flagship of the scientific expedition fleet of Russia. Project 22280 ship was built by order of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, and is intended to support the activities of the Russian Antarctic expedition.

The objectives of the "Akademik Treshnikov" will include delivery of goods and the exchange of personnel Antarctic stations, conducting research and study of natural processes and phenomena in the ocean, waste disposal and waste from the Antarctic. Eight modern laboratories equipped ship which will allow for faster processing of the results of oceanographic research, atmospheric sensing, and other scientific experiments.

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