Hogere Zeevaartschool Antwerpen (Noordkasteel-Oost 6, 2030 Antwerpen)
Tuesday 26th of October at 19.00h
Registration is a must via Mercy Ships
YoungShip Belgium invites you together with Mercy Ships, to aa presentation and Meet & Greet about the Largest Hospital vessel in the world Global Mercy
You probably picked it up already in the Media. The Largest hospital vessel in the world; The Global Mercy has arrived in Antwerp.
The Global Mercy is the newest vessel in the fleet of Mercy Ships. Mercy Ships makes chirurgical care possible for people who cannot afford medical care. Putting a hospital inside a vessel is a great idea as 80% of people live 150km from a port.
250 volunteers will finish the vessel with medical equipment and material. Afterwards I will sail along the coasts of Africa where it will dock for 10 months at each location.
Mercy Ships gives YoungShip Belgium the opportunity to attend a presentation followed by a Meet & Greet
We would like you to join us
Date: Tuesday 26th of October @19.00h (registration at 18.30h)
Registration: https://bit.ly/3E49anp or with the QR code below:
When you register please use YoungShip Belgium as Organization so we can keep track of our members joining.
Some interesting facts about the Global Mercy:
- The port of Antwerp let the vessels dock for free until it is finished
- Tens of Belgian company will help finish the vessel
- More than 250 volunteers
- The vessel is 174m long and 28,7m wide
- There is room for 199 hospital beds and 6 operation rooms
- The vessels has a lifespan of 50 years in which it can change the lives of 150.000 people
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