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The Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma is a four-bladed, twin-engined medium transport/utility helicopter.
The Antarctic (US English, UK English or and or) is a polar region around the Earth's South Pole, opposite the Arctic region around the North Pole.
The Atlas Oryx (named after the Oryx antelope) is a medium-sized utility helicopter manufactured by the Atlas Aircraft Corporation (now Denel Aviation) of South Africa.
The Bothnian Bay or Bay of Bothnia is the northernmost part of the Gulf of Bothnia, which is in turn the northern part of the Baltic Sea.
Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.
The Damen Group is a Dutch defence, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, South Holland, the Netherlands.
Deadweight tonnage (also known as deadweight; abbreviated to DWT, D.W.T., d.w.t., or dwt) or tons deadweight (TDW) is a measure of how much weight a ship can carry, not its weight, empty or in any degree of load.
The Department of Environmental Affairs is one of the departments of the South African government.
A diesel–electric transmission, or diesel–electric powertrain, is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion.
DNV GL is an international accredited registrar and classification society headquartered in Høvik, Norway.
Dynamic positioning (DP) is a computer-controlled system to automatically maintain a vessel's position and heading by using its own propellers and thrusters.
GE Power Conversion is an electrical engineering company and is a subsidiary of General Electric.
300px Gough Island, also known historically as Gonçalo Álvares after the Portuguese explorer, or as Diego Alvarez, is a volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Gross tonnage (often abbreviated as GT, G.T. or gt) is a nonlinear measure of a ship's overall internal volume.
An icebreaker is a special-purpose ship or boat designed to move and navigate through ice-covered waters, and provide safe waterways for other boats and ships.
AB Karlstad Mekaniska Werkstads (trans. Karlstad Mechanical Works Ltd), known as Kamewa, was a Swedish manufacturing company in the city of Kristinehamn.
Length between perpendiculars (often abbreviated as p/p, p.p., pp, LPP, LBP or Length BPP) is the length of a ship along the waterline from the forward surface of the stem, or main bow perpendicular member, to the after surface of the sternpost, or main stern perpendicular member.
Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.
Manoeuvring thruster (bow thruster or stern thruster) is a transversal propulsion device built into, or mounted to, either the bow or stern, of a ship or boat, to make it more maneuverable.
Maritime call signs are call signs assigned as unique identifiers to ships and boats.
Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil-rights activist.
A moon pool is a feature of marine drilling platforms, drillships and diving support vessels, some marine research and underwater exploration or research vessels, and underwater habitats, in which it is also known as a wet porch.
Net tonnage (often abbreviated as NT, N.T. or nt) is a dimensionless index calculated from the total moulded volume of the ship's cargo spaces by using a mathematical formula.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Polar Class (PC) refers to the ice class assigned to a ship by a classification society based on the Unified Requirements for Polar Class Ships developed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
The Prince Edward Islands are two small islands in the sub-antarctic Indian Ocean that are part of South Africa.
Rauma shipyard (Rauman telakka) is a shipyard in Rauma, Finland.
Rauma (Raumo) is a town and municipality of ca.
A research vessel (RV or R/V) is a ship or boat designed, modified, or equipped to carry out research at sea.
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public limited company incorporated in February 2011 that owns Rolls-Royce, a business established in 1904 which today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.
The International Maritime Organisation is helping members comply with the Safe Return to Port requirement in the 2009 International Safety of Life at Sea treaty.
SANAE is the South African National Antarctic Expedition.
The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) is an international maritime treaty which sets minimum safety standards in the construction, equipment and operation of merchant ships.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South African National Antarctic Programme (or SANAP) is the South African government's programme for research in the Antarctic and Subantarctic.
The South African Rand (sign: R; code: ZAR) is the currency of South Africa.
The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).
STX Finland Oy, formerly Aker Yards Oy, was a Finnish shipbuilding company operating three shipyards in Finland, in Turku, Helsinki and Rauma, employing some 2,500 people.
A controllable-pitch propeller (CPP) or variable-pitch propeller is a type of propeller with blades that can be rotated around their long axis to change the blade pitch.
Volvo Penta was founded in 1907 in conjunction with the production of the first marine engine, B1.
Wärtsilä is a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets.