By land, sea and air: your best alternative
Our vast experience in logistics throughout Patagonia and Antarctica allow us to produce solutions tailored for the needs of our clients, combining an aircraft fleet of airplanes, helicopteros, our Betanzos ship, as well as diverse land resources and machinery.
DAP's main entrance into Antarctica is by air, developing a continuous operation for almost 30 years, which represents the greater part of the world's movements between Antarctica and the American continent. The combined forces of our fleets allows for a self-sustained activity from the main entrance into Antarctica: Punta Arenas.
Betanzos is a heavy duty embarcation, capable of sailing the cold seas of the Antarctic territory, while satisfying different needs in the White Continent. Adapted to the client’s logstic needs.
• Reinforced Hull for ice
• 2 helicopters on deck
• Capacity or three 20 ft containers
• Max storage capacity: 1261 m3
The MK5 is a light vessel, designed for short trips between the nearby Antarctic islands. A versatile ship, it may carry up to 12 passengers or over 2 tons of load with safety and confidence.
• 4-stroke engine
• 50 horse power
• 12 pax
• Cargo capacity: 2200 kilo
BAe/RJ aircrafts possess four engines. Capable of a high degree of safety and confort in the transport from Punta Arenas to Antarctica.
Its silent flight is environment friendly.
Moreover, they are capable of landing on short unprepared ramps, serving with excellence in the Antarctic context.
Flights include crew and ample cargo capacity.
• 72 pax
• 7200 kgs maximum cargo capacity
• Punta Arenas – King George Island in 2 hours
• On board service
BEECHCRAFT KING AIR 300
The Beechcraft King Air 300 is a light aircraft capable of handling adverse conditions. Its pressurized cabin provides a comfortable and safe flight to King George Island.
Its pilots are among the most experienced in the world. This aircraft carries out most of the emergency medical transport missions from Antarctica.
• 6 pax capacity
• Maximum cargo capacity: 960 kgs
• Punta Arenas – King George Island in 02:30 hrs
• Pressurized cabin
BO-105 & AS 355 F2 HELICOPTERS
Our helicopters were designed to explore places never seen before. Their ample range and capabilities for high complexity flights make them perfect for missions of all types.
• 5 and 4 pax capacity
• Maximum cargo capacity with passengers: 200 kgs
Among our land logistic resources on King George Island, we have trucks and snow mobiles, which allow us efficient short and midrange movement of passengers and cargo in Antarctic territory.
The hagglunds is a vehicle capable of tackling all sorts of terrain, even water, while transporting up to 16 passengers. Heavy duty vehicle, designed to move cargo and staff efficiently through the rough Antarctic grounds.
• All-terrain vehicles
• 16 seats
• Maximum cargo capacity 1500 kgs
For our Overnight tour programs, as well as logistic missions on King George Island, we are prepared for quick camp set-ups in Antarctic territory. Specialized equipment able to withstand the harsh weather conditions, and basic services according to the client's needs.
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