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Arctic and Antarcti Expeditionary  Centre POLUS

The Arctic and Antarctic expeditionary centre "Polus" (centre "Pole"), founded in 2002, organizes polar expeditions. "Polus" is a travel department of the Association of Polar Explorers, supervised by Arthur hilingarov (PhD in Geography, Hero of the Soviet Union title holder, Hero of the Russia title holder).

The main aims of EC POLUS

  • To create the basing of vital activity and total technical, juridical and other accompaniments of scientific, ecological, archeological, biological, technical, rescuing, tourist and another expedition in Artic and Antarctic regions.
  • To provide an effective presence for saving strategically and geopolitical interests of Russia in Antarctic.
  • The main tasks of EC POLUS

  • Directing the material and technical providing and inventory holdings, which are necessary for providing work of scientific, ecological, biological, technical, rescuing, tourist and another expeditions in Artic and Antarctic regions.
  • Providing total security of participants of an expedition.
  • Providing wide-ranging scientific experiments and researches of processes that are proceeding in the Arctic Ocean and its atmosphere.
  • Researches of processes of forming the climate and its changing.
  • Providing nature-conservative measures in coverage of any expeditions.
  • Application of new technology and materials in equipping of expeditions.
  • To render assistance to Frontier service of Russian Federation to protect the frontier of Russian Federation.
  • To cooperate on the security of economical and ecological interests of Russian in Artic and Antarctic.
  • To provide organizational, technical and juridical support of tourist firms while conducting tourist expeditions.
  • Preparation and realization of arrangements of providing the finance and investment support of work of expeditions in Artic and Antarctic.
  • Coordination of Russian and foreign organization and department interplay, those that are interested in conducting expeditions in Artic and Antarctic.

    Our partners

  • EMERCOM of Russia
  • Hydromet of Russia
  • Artic and Antarctic Scientific-Research Institute
  • Frontier Federal Security Service of Russia
  • The Fund Uchastie
  • Joint-stock company The Terminal Vnukovo
  • The Center of Polar Research
  • The Polar Found
  • Krasnoyarsk Government of Civil Aviation
  • Gazprom Avia
  • Russian State Museum of Artic and Antarctic
  • Basecamp Spitsbergen AS
  • Avinor (Svalbard Airport, Longyearbyen)
  • The Agency Ultra-travel
  • The centre "SPASOP GA"
  • Scientific Centre "Polus"
  • Travel Club Shparo
  • Coordinating Council

  • Arthur Chilingarov - The President of The Association of Polar Explorers of the Russian Federation (ASPOL RF)
  • Alexander Bedritski The Chairman of Roshydromet
  • Gennadi Korotkin -Deputy Minister of Emergency
  • Alexander Orlov The Vice-President of ASPOL RF
  • Sergey Mikhailov The Chairman of the Board of Guardians Uchastie
  • Michael Zalikhanov - Deputy of State Duma of Russian Federation
  • Vladimir Gruzinov - Polar Fund
  • Yuri Sychyov - Polar Fund
  • Vitali Bondarenko - The Head of Krasnoyarsk Government of State Avia Inspectorate
  • Vladimir Sokolov - Deputy director of Arctic and Antarctic Institute
  • Stanislav Barbashin - General Director of Airline "Taimyr"
  • Vikthor Boyarsky Director of The Museum of Arctic and Antarctic.
  • Vladimir Chukov - Expeditionary Center of Arctic region
  • Andrey Ovcharenko - General Director of Airline Gazpromavia
  • Leonid Bakin General Director of "Vnukovo-Terminal"
  • Dmitri Shparo - The participant of Arctic expeditions
  • Engineering department

    In every expedition of the engineering department of EC Polus carries out serious spade-work. Tasks of minimization of mass- overall characteristics of all elements of camp infrastructure. The main attention is given for raising the reliability of life support sets, and for convenience of use and delivery. To read farther.

    To create the basing of vital activity and total technical accompaniments in Artic and Antarctic regions.