Akademik Sergey Vavilov icebreaker accidents and incidents
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|May 2019||Other Incidents|
In May 2019, the Russian icebreakers Akademik Vavilov and Akademik Ioffe were taken out of service for extensive drydock refits and modernization. Both vessels were seasonally chartered by One Ocean Expeditions (now defunct), but are no longer available for cruise shipping charters.
Both ships are now used for polar research purposes (Arctic Ocean operations) by Shirshov Institute of Oceanology - part of RAS (Russian Academy of Sciences).
|25 August 2018||Boat Rescue|
On August 25, 2018, the ship (under charter by One Ocean Expeditions) was diverted to assist the sistership (also under charter by the company) Akademik Ioffe, which ran aground in Gulf of Boothia near Kugaaruk (Nunavut Canada). On August 25, all passengers from Akademik Ioffe were disembarked and via zodiacs (large-capacity inflatable boats) transferred to Sergey Vavilov and transported to Kugaaruk. From there, they were transported to Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) and flown back home.
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