January 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Under the control of the Main Command of the Russian Navy, the preparation of an oceanographic research vessel (OIC) “Admiral Vladimirsky” for a regular round-the-world oceanographic expedition planned for 2019-2020 is continuing. The expedition will be dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern. In addition to the OIS “Admiral Vladimirsky”, the hydrographic vessel Marshal Gelovani of the Pacific Fleet will take part in it.
At present, Admiral Vladimirsky is undergoing pre-repair repair and equipping with new tools for oceanographic
and hydrographic research at the Kronstadt Marine Plant.
Weekly reports on the expedition preparation are sent to the address of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolev.
The Navy will increase the intensity of oceanographic, hydrographic and cartographic studies of the oceans. For centuries, our navigators occupied leading positions in the study of marine ocean space, ”said Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy.