The Yersin left Monaco July 27th – Here is the ceremony

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco announced the 2017 – 2020 Monaco Explorations Campaign at the United Nations Oceans Conference on June 7th 2017 in New York City. The campaign research platform, the M/V Yersin, departed the Principality of Monaco for the three-year journey on July 27th at 10.30 pm. Scientific researchers will begin the first of many explorations in the archipelagos of Macaronesia in the Atlantic Ocean (Madeira-Portugal and Cabo Verde) in August.