Step 5. Works in foreign waters. At least 8 months before the start of the cruise.

The mission leader must submit in writing to the French Oceanographic Fleet one or several requests for authorization to undertake works in foreign waters.

The French Oceanographic Fleet sends the applications to the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) for submission to the competent authorities of the country or countries concerned.


At least 8 months before the start of the cruise.


 Forms for working in foreign waters are available: Request to undertake works in the waters of other countries