(VIDEO) HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Visits the Research Vessel, André Malraux.


On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco accompanied by the Minister of State of Monaco, Mr. Serge Telle, and various Monégasques government officials visited the French research vessel, André Malraux, at the Port of Fontvieille in Monaco.

During yesterday’s visit the sovereign prince was given a tour of the vessel and learned more about the robotics program developed by DRASSM (Department of Underwater Archaeological Research and Submarine).  Prince Albert II also learned about the robots used by the DRASSM which photograph and model 3D shipwrecks lying at great depths as Danton (1025m) collects items several hundred meters from the surface.  The sovereign prince was also informed about other ongoing projects including the humanoid robot Ocean One.