Transport of Cargo and UKAHT Staff

UKAHT are incredibly grateful for the continued and exceptional support of the following organisations and IAATO members, for their help with transporting cargo and UKAHT staff members, including offering free berths to UKAHT staff and transporting cargo to and from the Falkland Islands. We are grateful too for the assistance you each offer on site and helping with travel between sites on the Peninusula.

Kit and Supplies

UKAHT is fortunate enough to work with a variety of companies who support us by supplying our vital team members' kit, building materials and supplies, including:

  • Jeld-Wen, who supplied the windows for Bransfield House when it was restored in 1996 and the windows for the Nissen Hut when it was completely rebuilt in 2010 in exactly the same style and footprint of the original building.
  • Jellyegg, who provide discounted Crocs - an essential piece of kit to ensure the living accommodation (Nissen Hut) stays clean of guano!
  • Williamson-Dickie Europe Ltd, who support UKAHT every season by providing our Antarctic staff with thermal overalls and sturdy boots.
  • Topstak, who provided heaters for essential warmth.
  • Tog24, who have been long-time supporters of UKAHT, donating all of Port Lockroy’s team kit each season.

Communications and Logistics

UKAHT is support by a variety of organists who help us with our communications and logistic operations, including:

  • Jonathan Selby of SkyEye Systems (Xaxero) ensure our communications at Port Lockroy are fully functioning at the start of each season and is on-hand should any problems arise.
  • We use Global Marine Networks for our satellite communications.
  • Welch's Transport Ltd supply warehouse space and cargo storage in the UK at no cost.

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Press Enquiries

We are very keen to promote the important heritage work that we do, telling the story of life in Antarctica both past and present. If you are interested in running a story about us, using our images or films or want to discuss an interview or potential collaboration opportunity we would love to hear from you.  Please contact either Sarah or Lewis at Limewash to discuss your requirements sarah@limewash.co.uk or +44 (0)1223 813 557.