Wednesday, March 9, 2022
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Maritime News

Ernest Shackleton’s Ship Endurance Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

By Michael Holden (Reuters) – The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship “Endurance,” which was

March 9, 2022
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Thursday, January 6, 2022
Cruise Ships

Hurtigruten Cuts Short Antarctic Voyage After COVID Outbreak

OSLO, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Norwegian cruise operator Hurtigruten will cut short a voyage in the Antarctica region following an outbreak of coronavirus, the

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 1978

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Australia’s New Antarctic Research Icebreaker Sailing Home After Delivery

Australia’s high-advanced new Antarctic icebreaker ‘Nuyina’ is underway on its 24,000km (13,000 nautical mile) maiden voyage home to Tasmania

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 4849

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Australian Antarctic Resupply Ship Suffers Engine Room Fire Over 1,400 Miles from Home

An Antarctic resupply vessel chartered by the Australian government suffered a fire in one of its two engine rooms while returning from a mission to the frozen

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 6043

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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German Research Vessel Explores Giant Calved Iceberg in Antarctica

A German research vessel exploring East Antarctica found itself at the right place at the right time last month when a massive iceberg broke off from the

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 3989

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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McMurdo Resupply Canceled – US’s Only Heavy Icebreaker Will Go North Instead

This year the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, the nation’s only heavy icebreaker, will not deploy to Antarctica to resupply McMurdo station this year

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 918

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Gigantic Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica

A gigantic iceberg roughly half the size of Rhode Island has calved from an ice shelf in East Antarctica, scientists with the Australian Antarctic Division

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 289

Friday, March 1, 2019
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FIRE IN ANTARCTIC OCEAN Aboard USCG’s Last Heavy Icebreaker

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 148

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Maritime News

A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware is About to Break Off Antarctica

By Alister Doyle OSLO, June 21 (Reuters) – One of the biggest icebergs on record is like a “niggling tooth” about to snap off Antarctica and

June 21, 2017
Total Views: 4

Friday, April 28, 2017
Maritime News

Watch: Skillful Navigation Between a Rock and an Iceberg in Antarctica ***Sorry, but this video has been removed by the creator*** In this video you can hear the Captain skillfully

April 28, 2017
Total Views: 58

Friday, January 27, 2017

Ship Photos of the Day – MSC-Chartered ‘Ocean Giant’ Arrives at McMurdo Station, Antarctica

A few days ago we showed you pictures of the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star clearing a navigation channel to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Today here

January 27, 2017
Total Views: 46

Friday, October 28, 2016
File photo of Adelie penguins standing atop ice near the French station at Dumont díUrville in East Antarctica

Antarctic Ocean To Host Worlds Largest Marine Sanctuary

By Colin Packham (Reuters) Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world’s largest marine park in the Antarctic

October 28, 2016
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Monday, October 10, 2016
Maritime News

Uncharted Waters: Mega-Cruise Ships Sail the Arctic

By Gwladys Fouche SVALBARD, Norway, Oct 10 (Reuters) – A surge in Arctic tourism is bringing ever bigger cruise ships to the formerly isolated, ice-bound

October 10, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, April 25, 2016
Maritime News

Antarctica Gets Hot for Another Reason: Cruise Tourism

By Justin Bachman (Bloomberg) — In January 1966, the first ship carrying “citizen-explorers” arrived in Antarctica. At the time, only a handful of

April 25, 2016
Total Views: 90

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Maritime News

Time-Lapse: Operation Deep Freeze, the Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

Here’s a 4 minute time-lapse of aboard the Military Sealift Command-chartered MV Ocean Giant during Operation Deep Freeze 2016, an annual resupply

March 2, 2016
Total Views: 128

Friday, February 26, 2016
Maritime News

Australian Icebreaker Refloated in Antarctica

The Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis has been refloated near Antarctica’s Mawson research station after grounding earlier this week during a

February 26, 2016
Total Views: 206

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Maritime News

Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica

Australia’s most powerful icebreaker Aurora Australis remains aground in Antarctica near Mawson station after the ship broke free from its

February 25, 2016
Total Views: 74

Sunday, February 15, 2015

USCG Icebreaker Frees Fishing Vessel Near Antarctica [PHOTOS]

The crew of the USCGC Polar Star freed an Australian fishing vessel from thick pack ice Friday night approximately 900 miles northwest of McMurdo Sound,

February 15, 2015
Total Views: 27

Friday, February 13, 2015
Maritime News

USCGC Polar Star Battles Snow, Icebergs to Reach Stranded Fishing Vessel Off Antartica

The U.S. Coast Guard sole heavy icebreaker is continuing to respond to a 207-foot fishing vessel stuck in ice off Antarctica, battling snow, wind, large

February 13, 2015
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

USCG Icebreaker ‘Polar Star’ Sent to Rescue Vessel Stuck in Ice Off Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star’ has been called on to respond to a 207-foot fishing vessel with 27 people aboard that is stuck in

February 11, 2015
Total Views: 34