The ACCOBAMS Secretariat is pleased to inform you that the two kayakers from "Mare Nostrum" project supported by the ACCOBAMS Secretariat, have reached the Albanian coast last week.
They were warmly welcomed by the President of the Lezha Region and by the Manager of the Shengjin Harbor, thanks to the support of H.E.M. Giuseppe Durazzo, Consul of Albania in Monaco.
Douglas Couet and Louis Wilmotte accompagnied by the President of Lezha Region, M. Pashk Gjoni
Douglas COUET and Louis WILMOTTE are 2 student engaged in a great human and scientific adventure called “Mare Nostrum project”. Their objective is cross the Mediterranean Sea from Gibraltar to Istanbul by sea kayak.
In addition to the technical achievement of their project, Douglas and Louis contribute to scientific projects (collecting algae, recording underwater noise, opportunistic observation of cetaceans) and to public awareness. At each stop, they try to share their adventure with the local population, and more particularly in schools.