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SA Agulhas II returns from Marion Island

14 May 2015


The Department of Environmental Affairs’ SA Agulhas II will be returning from her logistical/scientific voyage from Marion Island on Friday 15 May 2015.

Aboard the ship will be a host of researchers and participants from the Department of Environmental Affairs, Department of Public Works, the South African Weather Service and various tertiary institutions.

Members of the media are invited to cover the welcoming ceremony, and will have an opportunity to take photos and conduct interviews.

Details of the ceremony are as follows:

Date: Friday 15 May 2015

Time: 08:00 for 08:30

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

To RSVP, contact:

Sivuyile Ngaba
Cell: 071 403 5294

For media enquiries, contact:

Zolile Nqayi
Cell: 082 898 6483