Monday, December 28, 2020
Accidents

Russian Trawler Sinks in Barents Sea with 17 Missing

By Maria Kiselyova and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with...

December 28, 2020
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Friday, May 1, 2009
Uncategorized

Dead Water Effect – Sinking Of The Fram

Scientists at the Universit´e de Lyon have found new answers to a phenomenon called “Dead Water”. No this not refer to the newly released WWII movie of the same name,...

May 1, 2009
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Thursday, January 3, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

The Spirit of Shacketon – Aboard the M/S Explorer

The Spirit of Shacketon – Aboard the M/S Explorer by Michael Morrissey On 11 November 2007 Sola and I departed from Ushuaia, Argentina aboard the M/S Explorer on a cruise...

January 3, 2008
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Sunday, December 30, 2007
Uncategorized

Antarctic Eco-Tourism – Yet Another Close Call

Just over a month since the “little red ship” M/V Expoloer sunk in icy antarctic waters a second “Eco”-tourism cruise ship has hit an iceberg. Global-National tells us: BUENOS AIRES...

December 30, 2007
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Friday, November 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Cruise Ship Explorer Antarctic Abandonment – Update

David Hindin, a gCaptain reader from the San Francisco Bay Area pointed us to this image and audio file from the New York Times. They tell us; A small, historic...

November 23, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Abandoning Ship in Icey Waters – Breaking News

(Note: We made an error, the above photo is of the EXPLORER II) In breaking news the BBC tells us; More than 150 tourists and crew have been rescued off...

November 23, 2007
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