HRH Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant Christens the Belgica Oceanographic Research Vessel.

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, Her Royal Highness Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant christened the Belgica Oceanographic Research Vessel at the port of Ghent in Belgium.

According to the website, Naval Technology, the Belgica is a:

“…new state-of-art oceanographic research vessel was built by Freire Shipyard for the Belgium Navy. The vessel supports a range of research disciplines, including fisheries, geology, chemistry, biology, and oceanography. It will be deployed in the North, Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Arctic regions.”

Photos courtesy of the Belgian royal court