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Friday, November 24, 2023
A satellite imagery of the world's largest iceberg, named A23a, seen in Antarctica, November 15, 2023. Courtesy of European Union/Copernicus Sentinel-3/Handout via REUTERS
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World’s Largest Iceberg Breaks Free

By Gloria Dickie Nov 24 – The world’s largest iceberg is on the move for the first time in more than three decades, scientists said on

November 24, 2023
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
FILE PHOTO: People attend the launch ceremony of China's first domestically built polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, at a shipyard in Shanghai, China September 10, 2018. Picture taken September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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China Sends Fleet to Build Antarctic Research Station

BEIJING, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Two Chinese icebreaker research vessels and a cargo ship set sail on Wednesday for the Antarctic with more than 460

November 1, 2023
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Sunday, October 15, 2023
On board the Antarctic expedition that reveals dramatic penguin decline. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/
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Scientists Track ‘Alarming’ Melt in Antarctic Ice Shelves

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Around 40% of Antarctica’s ice shelves have significantly shrunk over the last 25 years, scientists said on Thursday, in

October 15, 2023
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Thursday, February 2, 2023
China Will Use Antarctica For Its Ocean Monitoring Satellites
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China Will Use Antarctica For Its Ocean Monitoring Satellites

by Ryan Woo (Reuters) China, only the third country to put a man in space after the Soviet Union and United States, is to build ground stations on

February 2, 2023
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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
As Ice Recedes, Italian Ship Makes Record Journey into the Antarctic
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As Ice Recedes, Italian Ship Makes Record Journey into the Antarctic

ROME, Jan 31 (Reuters) – An Italian ice-breaker carrying scientists researching in the Antarctic has sailed further south than any ship has

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 3093

Saturday, January 28, 2023
Russian Antarctic Vessel Docks In South Africa As Green Groups Protest
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Russian Antarctic Vessel Docks In South Africa As Green Groups Protest

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 28 (Reuters) – A Russian research vessel which has been prospecting for oil and natural gas in the Antarctic docked in South

January 28, 2023
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Friday, January 27, 2023
Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Reaches Antarctica’s McMurdo Station
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Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Reaches Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived in Antarctica this week as part of its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station,

January 27, 2023
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Sunday, October 9, 2022
Antarctic Service Member
Incidents

NSF Reports Sexual Harassment On Antarctic Expeditions

A recently released report commissioned by the National Science Foundation (NSF) reveals the extent of sexual harassment in

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 3032

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
icebreacker S.A. Aguhlas
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
Total Views: 12347

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Hurtigruten Cuts Short Antarctic Voyage After COVID Outbreak
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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: 2023

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
RSV Nuyina
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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: 4978

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
mpv everest
Accidents

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: 6051

Thursday, March 18, 2021
A74 iceberg
Environment

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: 4035

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
uscgc polar star
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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
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019
loose tooth iceberg
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
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Friday, March 1, 2019
uscg icebreaker polar star
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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: 928

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
A Giant Iceberg the Size of Delaware is About to Break Off Antarctica
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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
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Friday, April 28, 2017
Watch: Skillful Navigation Between a Rock and an Iceberg in Antarctica
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Watch: Skillful Navigation Between a Rock and an Iceberg in Antarctica

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4ULA9tCho8 ***Sorry, but this video has been removed by the creator*** In this video you can hear the Captain skillfully

April 28, 2017
Total Views: 76

Friday, January 27, 2017
Ship Photos of the Day – MSC-Chartered ‘Ocean Giant’ Arrives at McMurdo Station, Antarctica
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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
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Friday, October 28, 2016
File photo of Adelie penguins standing atop ice near the French station at Dumont díUrville in East Antarctica
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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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