Transport details

RV Africana

Ship Details

Official Ship Name RV Africana
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Length (overall) 78 m
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Other comments South African vessel used for BIOMASS surveys in Prydz Bay March 1985. The RV Africana is one of four research vessels of the Cape Town based research institute Marine & and Coastal Management (MCM)

Voyage List

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Voyage Cruise Name Dates Voyage Leader Objectives
1984/85 AFS SIBEX II   7-Mar-1985 to 8-Mar-1985     South African BIOMASS survey of area west of Mawson station to Prydz Bay