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Montevideo, June 18th 2019 - 12:59 UTC

Tag: Cape Town

  • Saturday, May 4th 2019 - 09:52 UTC

    Antarctic Tour Operators introduce mandatory measures to prevent whale strikes

    IAATO members approved new measures that would instruct member operators to commit to either a 10kn speed restriction within a specific geo-fenced time-area on the Antarctic Peninsula

    Members of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) have unanimously voted in mandatory measures to prevent whale strikes in cetacean-rich Antarctic waters during their annual meeting this year held in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Tuesday, March 6th 2018 - 06:49 UTC

    A month after leaving the Falklands, “Tarini” has reached Cape Town

    INVS Tarini stay in the Falklands was a major success

    Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) ‘Tarini’ has reached Cape Town in South Africa. This has marked the successful circumnavigation which started in September last year. The all-women crew has created history with the voyage as it is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation by an all-women crew.

  • Thursday, March 12th 2015 - 09:20 UTC

    HMS Dragon calls at Cape Town's naval base for mid-deployment break

    The Type 45 destroyer after Cape Town continued her Atlantic patrol and is currently exercising with African navies.

    There is a permanent reminder of the Royal Navy's HMS Dragon’s first visit to South Africa as the destroyer upheld a 90-year-old tradition. A large painting of the ship’s badge, featuring her namesake mythical beast, adorns the wall of the cavernous dry dock where the Portsmouth-based warship spent her mid-deployment break, receiving some TLC after a four-month battering from the Pacific and Atlantic.