Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Aurora Australis Icebreaker Reaches Australia with 52 Rescued Passengers

The 52 passengers rescued from a Russian expedition vessel that became stuck in an Antarctic ice floe over the holidays have reached Australia safe and sound.

January 21, 2014
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Monday, December 30, 2013
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Thick Ice Forces Helicopter Rescue for Passengers of Ship Stuck Off Antarctica

Thick ice and weather will prevent icebreakers from reaching the stricken MV Akademik Shokalskiy expedition ship stuck in ice off Antarctica, forcing a helicopter rescue for the passengers of the stricken vessel.

December 30, 2013
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Blizzard Halts Icebreaker’s Bid To Rescue Stranded Ship Off Antarctica

Severe Antarctic weather was slowing an Australian icebreaker's bid to reach a Russian ship trapped in ice since Christmas eve with 74 people onboard, the Australian maritime rescue agency said on Monday.

December 30, 2013
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