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Oceanographic and fishery research vessel inauguration ceremony


The completion ceremony of the oceanographic and fishery research vessel was held at the Tamano Shipyard of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. This is a project with JICA’s loan aid (main contractor is Toyota Tsusho Corporation.)

From Morocco, Mr. Faraj, Director of INRH (Institut National de Recherche Halieutiques) attended the ceremony.

The research vessel is 1,238t, length of 48.5m, width of 11.8m and depth of 7.25m. Voyage speed is 12 knots, and maximum capacity is 33 people.

The vessel will be utilized in Morocco for scientific research on fishery resources.


Vessel at the inauguration ceremony venue

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