ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: South Africa
2013/2014 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: SANAE IV
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: SANAE IV   Lat: 71°40´25´´S   Long: 2°49´43´´W  
Maximum Population: 80
Medical Facilities: Medical facilities include a Docter, Surgery, 3 bed hospital and dental facilities.
Remarks / Description: South-African research station opened 1997. Original SANAE Station opened 1962. SANAE IV opened 1997 at a new location, 200km South of SANAE I to III.

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: mv SA Agulhas II
Country of Registry: South Africa
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 45
Maximum Passengers: 100
Remarks: Undertakes one voyage per annum to Antarctica, departing early December and returns mid February. Also does annual relief voyages to the Sub-Antarctic Island of Marion Island as well as to Gough Island.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
28 Nov 2013 Cape Town 13 Feb 2014 Cape Town
12 Dec 2013 SANAE IV
Annual relief and research voyage

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Helicopters
Category:
Period From: 12/12/2013
Period To: 01/02/2014
Remarks: 2 x by helicopters for SANAE IV logistic support and DROMLAN Search and Rescue support.

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: 4 Drivers and 1 Chef during the summer relief period. Ranks from Private to Warrant Officer.
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: None
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: None
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: None

Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Mr. Gert van der Linde
Contact Address: 2 Fairways, 23 Beach Road, Mouille Point, Cape Town, South Africa, 8005
Email Address: gertvdl@gmail.com
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Faraway (Yacht)
Country of Registry: South Africa
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 5
Maximum Passengers: 0
Remarks: Private cruise through Peninsula area. Permit will be requested from Chilean authorities.
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
01 Dec 2013 Puerto Williams, Chile 01 Feb 2014 Puerto Williams, Chile

Operator:
Name: Mr. Ralph Dominick
Contact Address: P. O. Box 910, Glenvista, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 2058
Email Address: ralph@bbd.co.za
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Imvubu III (Yacht)
Country of Registry: South Africa
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 5
Maximum Passengers: 0
Remarks: Private cruise through Peninsula area. Permit will be requested from Chilean authorities.
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
01 Dec 2013 Puerto Williams, Chile 15 Jan 2014 Puerto Williams, Chile

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Denial of Authorizations
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
No new information have been provided during the reported period.
Aircrat Report
General Report