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Open Ship of the Training Vessel Shinyo-maru of Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology at Kesennuma Port (Friday, 4 August).

Last Update : 2017-07-20 11:56

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We will organize an "Open Ship Day" of the training vessel "Shinyo-maru" of Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology at Kesennuma Port on Friday, 4 August. Please come to visit "Shinyo-maru," which was newly built and took over the previous one for the first time in 32 years.

Date and Time: Friday, August 4, 2017, from 12:30 to 14:30 (last boarding time)

Venue: Pier of Kesennuma Commercial Port (Asahi Pier of Kesennuma Port)

Target: General public including children

* A boat ticket is necessary for boarding.

Remarks: Boat tickets are available at Sanriku Satellite of Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology and Fishery Division of Kesennuma City until Wednesday, August 2.

Please contact the following distribution points for details:

Boat tickets distribution points (for inquiry)

○ Sanriku Satellite of Tokyo University of Marine Science

3rd floor, Kesennuma City Industry Center "Umi-no-Ichi", 7-13 Uo ichiba mae, Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture 988-0037

Tel/Fax: 0226-29-6719; Email: sanriku@o.kaiyodai.ac.jp

○ Fishery Promotion Section, Fishery Division, Industry Department, Kesennuma City

1-1-1 Yokamachi, Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture 988-8501

Tel: 0226-22-6600 (extension: 513); Fax: 0226-22-8884

Email: suisan@kesennuma.miyagi.jp

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Brief Specifications of Training Vessel Shinyo-maru IV
・Completed on March 31, 2016
・Gross Tonnage: 986 tons
・Length: 64.55 meters
・Service Speed: 13.56 knots

This vessel is an educational facility at sea to provide students who will be responsible for fisheries and maritime affairs of the next generation in Japan and the world with opportunities to acquire the latest knowledge and skills and to train highly skilled technical experts. It provides actual fishery training on board such as trolls, squid fishing, longline tuna fishing, etc. for undergraduates and education to obtain mariner's licenses, etc.

In addition, as it is equipped with most advanced survey tools and devices as a research facility at sea, which is capable of performing submarine underground structure survey by a two-dimensional seismic wave exploration device, operation of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and precise survey of the ocean floor by acoustic equipment, it is possible to conduct scientific research on marine resources and marine organisms existing in the waters surrounding Japan.

Click here to see a flyer

Reference: websites mentioning about this open ship
○ Public relations magazine of Kesennuma City "PR Kesennuma," page 12 on the July 15 2017 Issue
http://www.kesennuma.miyagi.jp/sec/s002/020/010/010/029/290715/2017-07-15_koho_12.pdf

○ Kesennuma Port Festival Committee
http://www.kesennuma.or.jp/minatomatsuri/schedule.htm

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