After departing from Montevideo on Jan. 16, Uruguayan Navy's logistics vessel ROU 04 General Artigas has arrived in Antarctica as part of the Antarkos 2022-2023 campaign to deliver supplies to the Artigas Scientific Base.
An Uruguayan Air Force Hercules C-130 aircraft landed at the Artigas Base in Antarctica carrying some 40 scientists for the 2022-2023 campaign to work on 18 projects, marking the 37th anniversary of Uruguay's entry as a consultative member of the Antarctic Treaty System.
Uruguayan navy rescue vessel ROU 26 Vanguardia left this week from Montevideo for Antarctica loaded with fuel and provisions for the country's scientific base General Artigas at King George Island.
HMS Protector, the Royal Navy's new ice patrol ship, has arrived in Antarctica for the first time after her long sail south from Portsmouth. Her arrival, via Montevideo in Uruguay, coincided with the centenary of the Royal Navy's Captain Scott reaching the South Pole.