[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).
|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.