South Africa reinvigorates and extends Polar capabilities

‘S.A.Agulhas II’ has a multipurpose role, serving as a polar supply vessel, research ship, icebreaker, expedition vessel and passenger ship, although her core function is logistic support for South Africa's Antarctica research bases (image by Urban Soul)

A new Antarctic research and supply vessel for the South African Government which has recently been delivered by STX Finland in Rauma is described by David Tinsley.

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