SA Agulhas II returns from Antarctica

10 February 2016


 The Department of Environmental Affairs will once again welcome back the SA Agulhas II, as she returns from her almost 3 months annual logistics and research voyage to Antarctica.

Aboard the vessel will be the returning SANAE 54 expedition team, scientists, DEA’s support team and a team from the National Department of Public Works, who left for Antarctica 14 months ago.

Media is invited to cover the welcome ceremony as follows:

Venue: East Pier Shed, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Date: 11 February 2016

Time: 08:00


Tshego Letshwiti
Cell: 076 307 9634

For media queries contact:

Zolile Nqayi
Cell: 082 898 6483