FSBI "VNIIOkeangeologia"
Leading Research Institute in the field of marine geology


On September 10, Valery Kaminsky, Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, turned 76.
The staff of the FSBI «VNIIOkeangeologiya» congratulates Valery Kaminsky, beloved by all of us, on his birthday and wishes him good health, constant optimism and success in all his endeavors!
Within the framework of the 2nd International Scientific and Practical Conference «Breakthrough Technologies in the Exploration, Development and Production of Hydrocarbon Resources», which was held in St. Petersburg on June 7-9, 2023, Deputy Director General - Head of the GMRA Department German Leichenkov presented a report at the Mining University «Joint Russian-Chinese ice drilling project with core sampling a lodge in the northwestern part of Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica».
On December 7, 2022, a delegation of the Council for Geosciences of the Republic of South Africa, headed by General Director, Mr. M. Mabuza, visited VNIIOkeangeologia. The meeting was held as part of the program of visits to the subordinate institutions of Rosnedra (St. Petersburg, Moscow).

FSBI "VNIIOkeangeologia" provides training for specialists in the exploration of solid minerals in the World Ocean as part of the fulfillment of obligations under a contract between the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the Ministry of Natural Resources.