Ship On Antarctic Cruise Gets Stuck In Ice

A Russian icebreaker carrying over 100 tourists, scientists and journalists on a cruise around Antarctica has become stuck in the ice but is not in danger, a shipping company said Tuesday.

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ASK NEWS:
  • French polar chief derides Antarctic cruise as a jaunt ... - Taipei Times Online
    ... voiced fury at the misadventures of a Russian ship trapped in Antarctic ice, deriding what he ... vessel, the Akademik Shokalskiy, became stuck ...
    04/2/2014 - 4:11 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
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BING NEWS:
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    12/24/2013 - 8:07 pm | View Link
  • Antarctic cruise ship passengers stranded after vessel gets stuck in ice south of Hobart
    Dozens of Antarctic cruise passengers have spent Christmas Day waiting to be rescued after their ship became stuck in ice. Dozens of Antarctic cruise passengers have spent Christmas Day waiting to be rescued after their ship became stuck in ice. The ...
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  • Antarctic cruise ship passengers stranded after vessel gets stuck in ice south of Hobart
    Dozens of Antarctic cruise passengers have spent Christmas Day waiting to be rescued after their ship became stuck in ice. The Russian-built ship is trapped about 1,500 nautical miles south of Hobart, near a French base on the edge of Antarctica.
    12/24/2013 - 6:15 pm | View Link
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