Thank you for visiting the Weddell Sea Expedition 2019 website.

This expedition would not be possible without the support and expertise of the Flotilla Foundation. A special thanks to the major Science participants; SPRI, Nekton, University of Canterbury, Stellenbosch University, SAEON, University of Cape Town and the Nelson Mandela University.

We are grateful to Marine Archaeology Consultants and Shears Polar Limited for their expertise and expedition management.

Thank you also to the Department of Environmental Affairs and AMSOL for the vessel, and Ocean Infinity, Deep Ocean Search (DOS), Eclipse, NIOZ and Kongsberg Marine for the sub-sea equipment.

A lot of preparation has gone into this expedition. Thanks for White Desert and Corporate Traveller for assisting the transport, to Constantia Consulting for helping with the Risk Management Plan and Environmental Impact Assessment.

Thanks to The Royal Geographical Society and The Explorers Club for contributing to the Weddell Sea Expedition’s outreach, and to Atlantic Productions for producing the expedition documentary.