Welcome to the E-Navigation “Hermitage” test bed web-site
You are at the web-site of the first E-navigation testbed in Russia which is designed to implement this modern technology ensuring navigation safety.
Since the test bed is located around the Saint-Petersburg, it was named as a “Hermitage”, one of the most famous museums in the world.
This name joins sailors and river-men, and also it is a reference point for its location in Russia and in the world.
The test bed has been created and operates in the context of the "E-Maritime" R&D implemented by Kronstadt Group by order of the Ministry of Transport of Russia
within the framework of the Federal target program "GLONASS”.
The test bed includes the sea segment incorporating the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, as well as river segment: the river Neva, Lake Ladoga and part of the River Svir.
The test bed is arranged in the areas of responsibility of the North-Western Basin Branch FSUE “Rosmorport” and Basin administration "Volgo-Balt".
More detailed information about all aspects of the test bed operation is presented in respective sections of the given web-site.
Boundaries of testbed on the map
Location of testbed: The Eastern part of the Gulf of Finland – the Neva River – Lake Ladoga – the Svir River