site.btaDay 90: RSV 421 On Traverse from Brazilian City Vitoria
In the evening hours of March 26, the Bulgarian naval research vessel Sv. Sv. Kiril i Metodii (RSV 421) was on traverse from the Brazilian city of Vitoria, said Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Radko Muevski. The ship was sailing at a speed of 10 knots with a headwind of 10 metres per second and a swell of 3-4 degrees, maintaining a course of 28°, he added.
RSV 421 is heading to the next intermediate stop on its route - the Spanish city of Cartagena, where it should arrive by the middle of April. A group of 24 cadets from the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy (NVNA) will board the vessel in Cartagena to conduct a 10-day sailing practice. After sailing off the Spanish city the vessel will stop in Piraeus, Greece where the mutual cooperation of NVNA and the Greek Naval Academy will be discussed. The ship is expected to dock in Varna at the end of April.
BTA's Daily News editor Konstantin Karagyozov is the only member of the media who is travelling on board the ship to Livingston Island and back and covered the Bulgarian expedition on site throughout its stay in Antarctica.
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