Topical matters

Planning and Reporting of Testbeds in the Maritime Domain

Name of testbed: HERMITAGE

Location of testbed: The Eastern part of the Gulf of Finland – the Neva River – Lake Ladoga – the Svir River

Time and duration of testbed: 2016-2023

Status (planned, completed or on-going): On-going

Contact person(s): Marat Ismagilov  (, Dmitry Sarychev, (

Testbed website:

Organisation(s) involved:

  • Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation,
  • MARINET association,
  • “SITRONICS Group”,
  • “STEOR-NSB”,
  • “ Wärtsilä”,
  • Federal Maritime and River Transport Agency,
  • North-Western Basin Branch FSUE “Rosmorport”,
  • Basin administration “Volgo-Balt” etc.

Funding programme and budget:

  • Federal target program “GLONASS”, Research and Development “e-Sea”, 5 million euros;
  • Project “Creating of an e-Navigation pilot zone and developing e-Navigation technical means” (E-NAV), 10 million euros.

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