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Taking action on land in the most affected areas to reduce plastic pollution at sea

Since October 1st, 2022, and for 3 years, the team of explorers of Plastic Odyssey has been traveling around the world to discover, reference, and share concrete solutions to overcome the plastic waste crisis.Découvrez le parcours de l’expédition et les actions développées par Plastic Odyssey.

30 stopovers of 3 weeks on 3 continents

The expedition that travels the world in search of solutions to build a world without plastic

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Plastic Odyssey Vessel
  • Last updated: 16/04/2024
  • Vessel’s position: At sea

Chronométreur officiel de l’expédition

Past

Stopover in Lebanon 🇱🇧

Beirut

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Stopover in Egypt 🇪🇬

Alexandria

Past

Stopover in Tunisia 🇹🇳

Bizerte

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Stopover in Morocco 🇲🇦

Tangier

branches de typha

Past

Stopover in Senegal 🇸🇳

Dakar

vue aerienne usine recyclage guinee

Past

Stopover in Guinea 🇬🇳

Conakry

Past

Stopover in Cape Verde 🇨🇻

Mindelo

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Stopover in Brazil 🇧🇷

Recife

Past

Stopover in French Guiana 🇬🇫

Cayenne and Saint-Laurent du Maroni

Les Saintes Guadeloupe

Past

Stopover in Guadeloupe 🇫🇷

Pointe-à-Pitre

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Stopover in Martinique 🇫🇷

Fort-de-France

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Stopover in Dominican Republic 🇩🇴

Santo Domingo

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Stopover in Colombia 🇨🇴

Cartagena

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Stopover in Panama 🇵🇦

Panama City

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Stopover in Costa Rica 🇨🇷

San José

Past

Stopover in Ecuador 🇪🇨

Guayaquil

Past

Stopover on Henderson Island 🇵🇳

Pitcairn

Past

Stopover in French Polynesia 🇵🇫

Mangareva, Rangiroa, Moorea, Tahiti

Upcoming

Stopover in Fiji 🇫🇯

Suva or Lautoka

Upcoming

Stopover in New Caledonia 🇫🇷

Noumea

Upcoming

Stopover in Vanuatu 🇻🇺

Port Vila

Upcoming

Stopover in Indonesia 🇮🇩

Ambon, Bali, Jakarta, Sumatra

Upcoming

Stopover in Malaysia 🇲🇾

Kuantan

Upcoming

Stopover in Vietnam 🇻🇳

Da Nang

Upcoming

Stopover in Hong Kong 🇭🇰

Hong Kong

Upcoming

Stopover in Taiwan 🇹🇼

Taipei

Upcoming

Stopover in the Philippines 🇵🇭

Cebu and Manila

Upcoming

Stopover in Thailand 🇹🇭

Phuket

Upcoming

Stopover in India 🇮🇳

Visakhapatnam and Chennai

Upcoming

Stopover in Sri Lanka 🇱🇰

Colombo

Upcoming

Stopover in the Maldives 🇲🇻

Malé / Thilafushi

Upcoming

Stopover in Kenya 🇰🇪

Mombasa

Upcoming

Stopover in Madagascar 🇲🇬

Mahajanga

Upcoming

Stopover in Mozambique 🇲🇿

Maputo

Upcoming

Stopover in South Africa 🇿🇦

Cape Town

Upcoming

Stopover in Angola 🇦🇴

Luanda

Upcoming

Stopover in Ivory Coast 🇨🇮

Abidjan

L'homme plastique

Upcoming

Stopover in Senegal 🇸🇳

Ziguinchor and Dakar

Upcoming

Back to France 🇫🇷

Marseille

Embark on board the Plastic Odyssey, a 40-meter laboratory vessel

Mobile Laboratory

The M/V Plastic Odyssey is a remote field station for researchers, engineers, and scientists. In addition to carrying out a technical-socio-economic inventory of pollution on-site, one of its missions is to document proven solutions to deal with them.

Recycling Demonstrator

With more than 200m² of technical space and a loading capacity of around 20 tons of material, the ship accommodates around fifteen technologies to be tested in the most remote areas. It is also equipped with a fleet of machine tools to machine new parts and evolve prototypes. It is also equipped with a fleet of machine tools for processing new pieces and developing prototypes.

Training in the basics of plastic waste recycling
Incubation of recycling entrepreneurs
Recycling microfactory
Plastic alternatives exhibition
Educational resources to educate the next generation about plastic pollution
Research program on the uses of plastic

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