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The city of Bergen has its proud history rooted in a long tradition from the ocean. In 2021 Statsraad Lehmkuhl starts it’s journey towards a nineteen months long voyage for a more sustainable future. Grieg Foundation is proud supporters of this important journey.  

In September 2021, the Norwegian tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl sets sail for The One Ocean Expedition, a circumnavigation of the globe. For nineteen months, Statsraad Lehmkuhl will sail over 55 000 nautical miles and visit 36 ports worldwide. The expedition aims to create attention and share knowledge about the crucial role of the ocean for a sustainable development in a global perspective.

The expedition unites young people, scientists and international leaders who will learn from each other and gain new insights through education, science and technology, and of course share this knowledge with the world. Everyone who wants to take part, can follow the expedition online.

“ Grieg Foundation has supported Statsraad Lemkuhl for many years. Both the Grieg Group and Grieg Foundation are committed to the UN sustainable development goals. One Ocean Expedition has as its goal to give life in and around the ocean a better future. This is an ambition we share and support. We wish everybody good luck with their planning, and urge all who take part to make the most of this opportunity. We are excited to take part in this voyage,” says Elna-Kathrine Grieg, the Chair of the Board of  Grieg Foundation.

Grieg Foundation is a proud supporter of this important voyage. Follow and read more about Statsraad Lehmkuhls journey here.

One Ocean Expedition