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SA Agulhas II returns from Gough Island

07 October 2014


The Department of Environmental Affairs will once again welcome back the SA Agulhas II as she returns from her annual voyage from Gough Island on Thursday, 09 October 2014 at the East Pier Shed, Cape Town.

Aboard the vessel will be the Gough 59 expedition team, DEA’s supporting team, members from the National Department of Public Works, Starlite Aviation, and the Scientists who left for Gough Island last year on 6 September 2014 and have spent 14 months at the base conducting critical research.

Media is invited to cover the welcome ceremony as follows:

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

Date: 09 October 2014

Time: 08:30 for 09:00

To RSVP contact:

Sivuyile Ngaba
Cell:  071 403 5294

Sipho Mawoko
Tel: 021 441 2788

For media queries contact:

Zolile Nqayi
Cell: 082 898 6483