Step 6. Preparation of the cruise. 2 months before the start of the cruise.

  1. Mission leader drafts the preparation dossier and submits it to the French Oceanographic Fleet two months before the start of the cruise and depending on the complexity of the cruises.
  2. Technical manager (Genavir) organizes a meeting to prepare the cruise and drafts the subsequent report. Convened to the meeting are the mission leader and their colleagues.
  3. Transmission to the  "lettre d'engagement",  of the mission leader. In case of missing, 2 month before the mission, the mission could be canceled.



 At least 2 months before the start of the cruise: 

  Preparation dossier


 2 weeks before: requests a shipping report from the French Navy