Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Russian Federation  
 
 
The Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency  
 
 
Rusgeology JSC
 

R/V "Professor Logachev"



Types of activity:
Geological survey of the seabed, deep-water zones of the World Ocean
Mineral exploration
Monitoring of environment
Searching for and examination of different underwater objects
Engineering-geological studies of bottom soils

Applicable methods:
Seismic investigations
Combined sonar and profilograph surveys of the seabed (up to depths of 6000 metres)
Long-range sonar surveys with the swath up to 24 km
Photo-television survey of the seabed with using of ROV
Hydromagnetic surveys
Study of hydrophysical and hydrochemical parameters of water column by way of water sampling and chemical analysis
Geological sampling with simultaneous photo and television monitoring
Sampling with using of dredge, box sampler, gravity sampling tube and box-corer
Determinations of physico-mechanical characteristic of the sediments and bottom core mate-rials

Main characteristics
of the Research Vessel Professor Logachev(2016)

 

Project

12883

Flag

Russia

Port of registration

Saint-Petersburg

Call sign

UIJT

Ship class

I2 2

Class number

-42153

ID number

8834691

Date/Place of build

1991/ Nikolayev (Reconstructed 2016/Saint-Petersburg)

Length,

104.5

Width,

16

Draught,

5.8

Registered tonnage (gross weight/net), t

4504/1351

Displacement (light/full), t

3900/5620

Full travel speed, knots

13.5 (2 engines)/ 10.0 (1 engine)

Cruise speed, knots

8.0 (1 engine)

Cruise range, nm

21000

Fresh water capacity, m3

64.8

Fuel capacity, t

1200 (MGO DMA, sulfur less than 0.1%)/48.1(oil)

Autonomy, days

70

Main engines (type/power)

2 x 640/46-4 /3500 hp each (Russia)

Auxiliary azimuth thruster (type/power)

GRA1350, 500 kW, (Holland, 2015)

Autopilot

NAVIPILOT 4000

Radar stations

ECAT2 253 X-band Sperry

ECAT2 252 S-band Sperry

NAVTEX system

NT-1800JMS

Automated information system

-105

Mapping system (ECDIS)

NAVI-Sailor NS4000 ECDIS MFD

Communication stations

VSAT SeaTel - 9707D-70 (2016 .), Inmarsat Fleet250.

GMDSS complex

FELCOM-12 FURUNO (Japan)

Receiver-indicator

DGPS/DGLONASS T701, DGPS Trimble SPS 351

Gyro-compass

Navigat, Octans IV

Induction log

Skipper DL 850

Navigational echosounder

Skipper Elektronics CDS 101

Hydrographic echosounder

ATLAS Hydrosweep MD/30 11 (Germany, 2015)

Movement control system

ASUD-5 ()

Life-saving equipment

- lifeboats

- rafts -20

- rafts -10

- life jackets

 

2 x 35 pers.

2 20 pers.

6 x 10 pers.

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Scientific equipment

Towed side scan sonar -1-1

Type

-1-1

Manufacturer

State Science Center Federal State Unitary Enterprise Yuzhmorgeologiya (Russia)

Deck part

1

Underwater part

2

Registration format

SEG-Y

LF sonar operational frequency

34 kHz

HF sonar operational frequency

120 kHz

Sub-bottom profiler operational frequency (P)

4,5 kHz

Swath for each board of LF side-scanning sonar

1000 m

Swath for each board of HF side-scanning sonar

400 m

AP survey range

to 100 m

Operational depth

to 6000 m

Auxilliary channels

Registration of natural electric field

Sea-bed vehicle of the -1 complex

Depressor of -1 complex

 
   

Oceanographic research tool

Type

SBE 911 plus/SBE 32 Carousel/ADCP

Manufacturer

Sea Bird Electronics ()

Operational depth

to 6000 m

Number of bathometers

12 x 5 l

Sensors installed

Temperature, salinity, turbidity, pressure, methane, flow

 

Underwater navigation system

Type

HiPap 101

Manufacturer

Kongsberg (Norway)

Performance modes

USBL,
LBL with bottom responder beacons

Maximum inclined range

10000 m

Evaluation precision

0,2 % of depth;

 

Correlation signal/noise

20 dB

Beam width

120 degrees

Type of antenna

Hull-mounted

Level of radiation signal

180 dB

Operational frequency

13 15,5 kHz

Launching and lifting gear

to 3,5 m.

Hull-mounted antenna of HiPap 101 complex

 

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV)

Type

SubFighter 30k

Manufacturer

Sperre (Norway)

Maximum depth

6000 m

Speed by standard specifications

- cruising

- lateral

- vertical

 

 

2.2 knots

1.5 knots

1.8 knots

Number of engines

9

Power supply

230 VAC, 3 phases, 30 kW

Camera

1 color 480 TVL, 1 zoom, 1 1,5 lux 18 optical 4- digital zoom

Lamps

2150 W LED

Manipulators

1 Schilling Orion 7P, 1 Schilling Orion 4 R

Multibeam echosounder

SeaBat 7125

 

 

Towed television equipment

Type

Sperre

Manufacturer

Norway

Depth

to 6000

Equipment

Color video camera, 2 LED lamps, altimeter

 

Multibeam echosounder

Type

ATLAS Hydrosweep MD/30 1̊ 1̊

Manufacturer

Germany

Number of beams

395 1̊ 1̊

Maximal cover

5,5 water depths (more than 6500 m)

Radiated signal frequency

24 kHz - 30 kHz

Measuring range

5-6000 m

Resolution, m

6,1

Echosounder antenna built in the vessel hull

Hydraulic grab with TV-control
for sampling of unconsolidated rocks and half-rocks

Type

DG-1

Manufacturer

HYCO (Russia)

Sample size

to 1 m3

Operational depth

to 5000 m

Hydraulic grab with TV-control
for sampling of half- and hard rocks

Type

GK-6T

Manufacturer

HYCO (Russia)

Sample size

More than 1 cu m

Operational depth

to 5000 m

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

Kasten corer

Type

-1.5

Manufacturer

Geotechnic (Russia)

Dimensions

40 40 150 cm

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Box-corer for sampling of undisturbed soft sediments

Type

Box-corer

Manufacturer

Geotechnic (Russia)

Cassette dimensions

50 50 50 m

 

 

 

Rock dredge

Manufacturer

Geotechnic (Russia)

Dimensions

701202000 (with boom)

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Auxilliary equipment

Hydraulic portside gantry for heavy underwater equipment

argo capacity

20 t

Hydraulic stern A-frame for towed vehicles

Cargo capacity

12 t

 
Starboard L-frame for seabed sampling

Cargo capacity

10 t

Midship cargo crane

Manufacturer

China

Type/Cargo capacity

YQ5-14 (5t at 14m)

 
Aft cargo crane

Manufacturer

China

Type/Cargo capacity

YQ12-20 (12t at 20m)

 

 
 
Transit winch for towage of deep-sea systems ( -1-1)

Manufacturer

Adria Winch, Croatia

Tractive effort

160

 
Winch for television systems and technological regulations (ROV)

Manufacturer

Pskovgeokabel (Russia)

Type/Tractive effort

LMG-160, 160

 
 
Wire winch for geological sampling

Manufacturer

Rauma Reppola (Finland), 1988

Tractive effort

160

 
 
 
Winch for hydrologic probe 

Manufacturer

Adria Winch, Croatia

Tractive effort

30

 

 

 

Laboratories

Geological

20 m2

Deep-sea research

40 m2

Hydrographic

25 m2

Data processing

20 m2

Hydrophysical

10 m2

Computer centre

15 m2

Television

20 m2

 

 

Engineering-geological

in 20 ft container

Engineering-ecological

in 20 ft container

Samples preparation

in 20 ft container

 

 

Hangar for submersibles

90 m2

 

 

 

Panel of control for remotely operated underwater vehicle in deep-sea research laboratory

 

 

Deep-sea research laboratory

 

 

 

Containers-laboratorieson the deck of the vessel

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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