The odyssey of the Marion Dufresne, a link with far-flung French territories
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For 25 years, the Marion Dufresne has been the only regular link with the most remote French territories. The ship's silhouette stands out among the albatross and elephant seals of the far-flung Kerguelen Islands and the Macaroni penguins of the Crozet archipelago. The Marion Dufresne is a supply vessel and a helicopter carrier. But each time it heads out to sea, it takes on board a handful of tourists. The French ship is not only a means of transport, it's a chapter in maritime history. We take you on board.