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JOURNAL: Volume 12, No. 1, 2022, p. 99-110

HEADING: Shipbuilding for the Arctic

AUTHORS: Tarovik, V.I., Savchenko, O.V., Kutaeva, N.G.

ORGANIZATIONS: Krylov State Research Centre, FSBI Marine Rescue Service

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-1-99-110

UDC: 504.61

The article was received on: 16.07.2021

Keywords: icebreaker, technogenic underwater noise, offshore drilling rigs, offshore production platforms, transport ships, port infrastructure facilities

Bibliographic description: Tarovik, V.I., Savchenko, O.V., Kutaeva, N.G. Technogenic underwater noise as a factor in the environmental safety of maritime transport and industrial activities in the Arctic. Arktika: ekologiya i ekonomika. [Arctic: Ecology and Economy], 2022, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 99-110. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2022-1-99-110. (In Russian).


Technogenic underwater noise is a type of anthropogenic pollution of the marine environment. Offshore oil and gas facilities, transport and icebreaking ships, as well as port infrastructure located in the waters of the Russian shelf and along the Northern Sea Route can be considered as its main sources. The authors conclude it necessary to formulate and implement a Comprehensive Target Program with the purpose of systemic research, regulation and standardization of the underwater noise parameters of various types of marine facilities.

Finance info: The work was carried out in the process of preparing for the setting of the Comprehensive Target Program aimed at performing system studies of the technogenic underwater noise of offshore industrial facilities, navigation and port infrastructure in the waters of the Russian seas.


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