Section X presents planned itineraries for
U.S. based non-governmental activities in the Treaty area.
In addition, several non-U.S.-based
organizations plan to arrange, conduct, or support tourism activities
in the Antarctic during the 2000-2001 season. Information provided by these organizations
about their planned activities is reported here.
- Hapag-Lloyd Cruises of Hamburg,
Germany, will operate two vessels in the Antarctic Peninsula. The HANSEATIC will conduct 8
cruises, whereas the BREMEN will conduct only 2 cruises.
- Marine Expeditions of Toronto,
Canada, intends to conduct approximately 18 cruises to the
Antarctic Peninsula using the MARIIYA YERMALOVA and the LYUBOV
Adventure Network International (ANI),
a Canadian company with an office in Beaconsfield, England, plans
several 11- to 17-day excursions to the interior of the Antarctic
from Punta Arenas, Chile, to Adventure Network's Patriot Hills
base camp (80°20'S, 81°20'W) is via a South African chartered
C-130 cargo/passenger aircraft.
These various inland excursions will occur during November
2000 mid-January 2001 using two chartered Twin Otters and
their own Cessna C-A185F aircraft.