Ready for departure

Written by Maria Tsekhmistrenko, Chris Scheingraber on Monday, 24 September 2012. Posted in Cruise 2012

22 September 2012

Looking for our containers.

The French and German scientific teams arrived well on the island of La Reunion. Unfortunately, our departure will be delayed (for a few days?) due to a strike of dockworkers that we learned about on short notice. Since they are supposed to load our equipment on board, the Marion Dufresne is still docking in Le Port de la Réunion. Despite the problems we are facing, the crew and the scientists are in good spirits. We just hope that the strike will end soon so that we can finally start our mission.

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Maria Tsekhmistrenko

Maria Tsekhmistrenko

Assistent / undergraduate student

Chris Scheingraber

Chris Scheingraber

Assistent / graduate student

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