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[November 13 (Monday)] The training vessel, Umitaka-maru, will depart for the voyage (long cruise) and the 21st Antarctic Expedition Voyage.

Last Update : 2017-11-02 14:54

The training vessel of TUMSAT, Umitaka-maru, will depart on its 53rd voyage (long cruise) and its 21st Antarctic Expedition Voyage.

We expect many concerned parties to gather at the departing pier to see off and cheer on the students on board and the university staff members who go on expedition.

  • The purpose of the 53th voyage (long cruise) 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 21st Antarctic Expedition Voyage of "Umitaka-maru", 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).
Description
Date of Departure Monday, November 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Departing Pier Toyomi 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 19, 2018
Directions to the Toyomi Pier

Take a bus for Toyomi Pier (No. 04) from Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Exit.
Get off at Toyomi Pier Terminal (Travel time: approximately 35 minutes)
※No parking is allowed around the Toyomi Pier. Please refrain from taking your car to the venue.

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