[Mon. Nov.14] The training vessel "Umitaka-maru" will set sail on an ocean voyage! (the 20th hydrographic cruise in the Antarctic Sea)
Last Update : 2016-11-14 15:51
Kaiyo-maru, a training vessel of TUMSAT will depart on its 50th voyage (long-distance cruise) and its 20th Antarctic Research Expedition.
We would appreciate active participation by many concerned parties in the sailing ceremony to encourage the departing crew consisting of students and teachers.
- The purpose of this voyage is the "overall finish" of fishery science education to obtain the qualification of third class ship officer (sailing) offered by the Faculty of Maritime Science and Technology.
- On this voyage, the crew members will execute physical, chemical and biological observations of the Antarctic Ocean from the surface to the bottom in collaboration with the National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR) based on the "Antarctic Research Expedition Project" initiated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
- During the voyage, a symposium with academic exchange universities in Asia will be held in Bangkok, Thailand.
|Date of Departure||Monday, November 14, 2016 2:00 p.m.|
|Departing Pier||Toyoumi Pier F4 Berth|
|Departing Ceremony||On-board ceremony to be held from 1:00 p.m. (faculty staff and concerned parties only)|
|Return Date||Monday, February 27, 2017|
|Directions to the Toyoumi Pier||
Take a bus for Toyoumi Pier (No. 04) from Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Exit
Get off at Toyoumi Pier Terminal (Travel time: approximately 35 minutes)
※No parking is allowed around the Toyoumi Pier. Please refrain from taking your car to the venue.
Toyoumi Pier F4 Berth