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Cablegate: France: R/V Corwith Cramer Research Clearance

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS PARIS 008063

SIPDIS

PLEASE PASS TO OES/OA ROBERTA BARNES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TPHY KRVC EWWT FR
SUBJECT: FRANCE: R/V CORWITH CRAMER RESEARCH CLEARANCE
REQUEST: NOVEMBER 26 THROUGH JANUARY 4, 2006

REF: (A) STATE DEPARTMENT FILE NO.: 2005 - 059
(B) SECSTATE 116914


1. (U) Embassy received research clearance for the subject
vessel (Reftel A) from the MFA under cover of diplomatic
note number 1441/AME dated 24 November 2005. The note
states that the French authorities have no objection to the
research campaign of the Corwith Cramer in the French waters
of the Guadeloupe and Martinique from 26 November 2005 to 4
January 2006. The note further states that local authorities
have been informed.

2. (U) The note further indicates that the French
authorities do not wish that "heavy seismic operations" be
conducted during the research program. The note also
underscores the necessity for research vessel, throughout
its program, to (A) pay specific attention not to harm
fishing equipment left in the place within the French waters
by professional fishermen, and (B) to be in radio contact
with fishing boats which are located in the surrounding
proximity to inform them of R/V's research campaign
movement.

3. (U) The note also states that the ship must inform
French authorities of its entrance into and exit from the
French waters (info to be sent to: Bureau Emploi Mer/Emia;
Tel: 00 33 (0) 5 96 39 51 63 - Fax: 00 33 (0) 5 96 39 51
65), and inform them should buoys be deployed for
measurements (position, GDH)).

4. (U) Finally, the MFA requests three/three copies of
both the preliminary and post cruise report.

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