SDMO powers ARTIGAS scientific base in Antarctica
A SDMO J44 genset
powers the Artigas Base, a Uruguayan scientific research station in
Antarctica. Soon we will provide them with other gensets. The Artigas Base is
one of the 68 bases in Antarctica and the largest of the two Uruguayan bases.
Located in George Island, around 100 miles off the northwest coast, it was opened
in 1985 and continues to grow. In summer, up to 60 people live on site.
headcount reduces to about 10 people in deepest winter. SDMO leads the way even in extreme