RFS Gorizont Undertaking Arctic Survey Operations

August 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the next research expedition to the Arctic seas of the Northern Fleet’s hydrographic vessel “Horizon” under the command of Captain Vitaliy Khopryachkov began. In the morning, the ship left the permanent base Mishukovo in the Barents Sea. Within two months he will have to carry out a complex of oceanographic studies in the waters of the Barents, Kara, East Siberian seas and the Laptev Sea. The hydrographic group of the Arctic Oceanographic Expedition, under the command of Captain 3rd Rank Oleg Matyukhin, will…

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Survey vessel Gorizont completed her cruise in the Arctic

On September 30, having successfully completed research tasks in the Arctic sea zone, the Northern Fleet survey vessel Gorizont returned to the base in Mishukovo. Over a month, hydrographers have been carrying out comprehensive oceanographic research to support the marine activities of the Russian Federation at the Barents and Kara Seas. The experts gathered information for specifying maps, guides and manuals for navigation. Hydrographic activities of the Northern Fleet in 2017 are to be continued by the vessel Senezh.

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