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Fort de France, FR 14°36'08.3"N 61°04'15.6"W The Odyssey

Fort de France, Martinique

Back to Martinique for Energy Observer! The territory is well known to our catamaran, which stopped here in 2020 to conclude her second transatlantic voyage. This time, it's the first official stopover of 2024, and the 85th of her Odyssey.

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Wind turbines are ageing, what’s next?

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Kourou, French Guiana 5° 9' 34.92"N, 52° 39' 1.08"W The Odyssey
Energy Observer's arrival in Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

The arrival of our laboratory vessel in Kourou, French Guiana, marks a milestone in our catamaran's world Odyssey!

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Bioethanol: the Brazilian success story

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Fortaleza, Brazil 3'43.0332"S 38'32.5836"O The Odyssey
Energy Observer team in Fortaleza

Fortaleza, Brazil

Energy Observer's stopover in Fortaleza: the first encounter between our laboratory vessel and the South American continent!

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Jamestown, Saint Helena 15°55'26.7"S 5°43'21.9"W The Odyssey
School visits on board

Jamestown, Saint Helena

After seven days of sailing from Walvis Bay in Namibia, our laboratory vessel arrived on the mysterious island of Saint Helena.

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All eyes on Namibia: a rare bird in the energy world

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Walvis Bay, Namibia 22°57'12.5"S 14°28'53.6"E The Odyssey
Energy Observer's arrival in Walvis Bay, Namibia

Walvis Bay, Namibia

After 743 nautical miles from Cape Town, South Africa, our laboratory vessel has dropped anchor in Walvis Bay, Namibia, the final stopover of the African chapter of our round-the-world Odyssey.

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Cape Town, South Africa The Innovations
Les réservoirs d'hydrogène d'Energy Observer retirés de leurs caissons

An unprecedented operation on the hydrogen system

For the first time since the vessel's launch in 2017, the hydrogen tanks on board Energy Observer were removed from their casings for an inspection of the entire high-pressure circuit. This operation kept the team on its toes for over 3 days in Cape Town, South Africa.

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