R/V “Akademik M.A. Lavrentyev” will be rigged with a new Russian-made geological equipment.
National Research Fleet Manager (NRFM) is currently working on R/V Akademik Lavrentyev upgrading.
The Russian deep-water research equipment design and manufacture "HYCO" Company Ltd. visited POI FEB RAS on 11 October 2022. The key issues covered the topics of the state-of-the-art research vessels technologies and equipment, as well as specified geological equipment for the R/V "Akademik M.A. Lavrentyev".
Meeting Participants: representatives "HYCO" Company Ltd. and POI FEB RAS
Recently double bucket grab sampler "TV grab DG-1" has been installed. It is designed for sampling solid mineral deposits at depths up to 5000 meters. Next year TV grab GK-6T is scheduled to be set up.
The research work by means of this geological equipment opens the door for successful research deliverables following the order of the President of the Russian Federation to develop marine & ocean mineral resource base.