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  • Tuesday, January 27th 2015 - 19:20 UTC

    HMS Dragon helicopter helps track remaining reindeer in South Georgia

    The Type 45 destroyer was on her first visit to South Georgia over Christmas

    HMS Dragon made her first visit to South Georgia over Christmas, reports the South Georgia newsletter in its December edition. The Type 45 air defense destroyer had a Westland Lynx helicopter on board which was used to survey the Barff Peninsula for any remaining reindeer ahead of the arrival of the Norwegian SNO marksmen.

  • Monday, January 13th 2014 - 06:30 UTC

    Busy November in South Georgia with 11 cruises, yachts and HMS Protector

                   Crew from HMS Protector carried out the request to return two old whaling harpoon heads which were given to the South Georgia Museum (PIC South Georgia Newsletter)

    November was a busy month for cruise vessels: eleven cruise ships visited South Georgia between the 9th and 29th, according to the South Georgia Newsletter. One cruise ship, Ortelius, reached the rarely visited South Sandwich Islands and was able to put scientist Tom Hart ashore on Saunders Island where he took soil samples and set up two camera-traps to monitor the penguin colonies.

  • Monday, January 13th 2014 - 06:17 UTC

    South Georgia will issue two-year licenses for toothfish and icefish

    A trawler anchored in Cumberland Bay

    The government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands has announced it will issue two-year fishing licenses to companies who successfully apply to fish for toothfish and icefish in the SGSSI Maritime Zone, reports the South Georgia Newsletter latest edition.