Havana, Nov 23 (ACN) Norwegian sailboat Statsraad Lehmkuhl is scheduled to dock at Havana’s Sierra Maestra Cruise ship terminal Wednesday as part of the One Ocean initiative, an around- the- world voyage aimed at developing knowledge, education and diplomacy.
Cuban experts with the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment said the expedition will favor exchange on knowledge about the ocean and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The program of the visit includes an on-board exhibit, a seminar at Havana’s National Hotel on the environment, sustainability and governance for the future of the ocean, in coordination with the Cuban Center for Fishing Research and the Marine Research Institute.
Meanwhile, Cuban officials and Norwegian diplomats will sign a project known as NORAD: production of marine fingerlings in Cuba, while a visit to the fish cultivation center at the Fishing Research Center is also on the program.
The sailboat will depart Havana on Sunday.