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Photographer:Captain Peter [View profile]Title:S.A. AGULHASAdded:Sep 18, 2005
Captured:June 15, 2005IMO:7628136Hits:1,117
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
Photo Category: Research and Survey Vessels
at Cape Town, June 2005
Research vessel of the SANAP (South African National Antarctic Patrol)

The SA Agulhas is a South African research vessel which can act as icebreaker as well. Since about 40 years she is supplying the SANAE-IV-Station in the Antarctica.
She was built 1977 byt Mitsubishi Heavy Industries at Shimonoseki, Japan.
Crew: 40
Scientists: about 100

Vessel Identification
Flag:South Africa
Technical Data
Vessel type:Research/survey Vessel
Gross tonnage:6,122 tons
Summer DWT:3,246 tons
Length:113 m
Beam:18 m
Draught:5.8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Cape Town
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:1978
AIS Information
Last known position:
29°49’45.37” S, 33°42’13.09” E
Speed, course (heading):
12.8kts, 73° (72°)
Arrival:4th Dec 2016
13:00:52 UTC
Last update:
29 days 23 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 December 4th, 13:00:52 UTCCpt
2015 May 9th, 06:00:41 UTCSimons Town
2014 December 21st, 08:00:21 UTCCape_town
2014 May 28th, 09:00:43 UTCTable Bay
2014 May 23rd, 08:00:35 UTCValsbaai
2014 May 23rd, 08:00:14 UTCCape Agulhas
2014 May 15th, 17:00:46 UTCFalse Bay
2014 May 6th, 05:00:11 UTCCape Town
2014 February 2nd, 10:00:24 UTCCape Town Anchorage
2014 January 13th, 23:30:03 UTCBouvet Island
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Photo Comments (1)

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Rogério Cordeiro on Aug 10, 2006 14:19 (10 years ago)
Great photo my friend!

Port of Registry: Cape Town (South Africa)
IMO: 7628136
Call Sign: ZSAF
Built by: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. - Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Pref. (Japan) in 1978
Type: Research Vessel
Owner: Government of The Republic of South Africa
Operator: Government of The Republic of South Africa (Department of Environment Affairs - Sea Fisheries Research Institute)

Thanks for posted this great picture here!
Rogério Cordeiro (Brasil) 8-)
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