2015 Press Releases

Antarctic Search and Rescue Exercise conducted by IAATO and the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand - February 19, 2015

IAATO and two member operators took part in a live Search and Rescue Exercise in collaboration with Maritime New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) on 12 February, 2015.

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Union Glacier, Antarctica – January 14, 2015

Earlier today, various international media outlets began reporting a loss of communication with members of the Russian parliament who are currently in Antarctica.  However, these reports are inaccurate and all climbers are safe and well.

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IAATO Welcomes New Environmental Manager, Tudor Morgan - January 6, 2015

IAATO is pleased to announce the appointment of Tudor Morgan to the full-time position of Environmental Manager.  Tudor's overall role is to support safe and environmentally responsible tourism to Antarctica, with a particular focus on field operations.

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