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Return Ceremony was Held for the 50th Voyage of the Umitaka-maru

Last Update : 2017-03-06 16:27

On February 27, 2017, Return Ceremony was Held for the 50th Voyage (Ocean Navigation) of the Training Vessel Umitaka-maru.

The 50th voyage of Umitaka-maru was launched with 34 students of Advanced Training Course for Maritime Science and Technology on November 14 last year, called at the ports of Bangkok in Thailand, Fremantle and Hobart in Australia and Noumea in New Caledonia, and after the voyage for 106 days, returned to Tokyo Bay, Toyomi Suisan Wharf, on February 27.

At the first port of call, Bangkok, an exchange symposium was held with schools in the nations in the Southeast Asia with which academic exchange agreements have been concluded. After leaving the port of Bankok, the students of Advanced Training Course for Maritime Science and Technology engaged in the practical training of tuna long line fishing and ship handling. Subsequently, they called at the port of Fremantle in Australia, had on board a researcher who observes the Antarctic Ocean and conducted marine physical and chemical observation and biological observation from the surface to the bottom of the Southern Ocean.

At the return ceremony held in the vessel, after the greeting by President Toshio Takeuchi, Captain Akira Noda reported the voyage safely completed. The voyage made this time can be seen on the page of Umitaka-maru.

豊海埠頭に帰港した海鷹丸

Umitaka-maru returned to Toyomi Wharf

竹内学長

President Toshio Takeuchi

水産専攻科学生
Students of Advanced Training Course for Maritime Science and Technology

野田海鷹丸船長挨拶
Greeting made by the Umitaka-maru Captain Akira Noda

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