German Research Vessel “SONNE” at Anchor in Vancouver

The German research vessel “SONNE” is currently anchored in Vancouver from September 13th, it will set out on an expedition from Vancouver via Vancouver Island to San Diego on September 13th.

The Research Vessel “SONNE” is just one of many owned by the Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), which finances 90% of the construction and the operating costs. It serves Germany’s worldwide, basic marine research as well as cooperation’s with other countries in this field.

Read more here.