Kronprins Haakon Tromsø Christening

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The new Norwegian icebreaker RV Kronprins Haakon was baptized right here in Tromsø! And not by anyone, but by the namegiving crownpince’s daughter, HRH Princess Ingrid Alexandra. Both Crownprince and daughter got a tour over the vessel and participated in the day’s festive program. Arctic SIZE researchers Marit Reigstad and Bodil Bluhm were among the invited guests, and Marit got interviewed by NRK as principal investigator of the Nansen Legacy project. Arctic SIZE researchers Ingvaldsen, Bluhm, Descoteaux, Vonnahme and Dietrich lead / participated in the first full research cruise of the vessel in August.

 

Christening Ceremony
Christening Ceremony