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 blizzard. The Australian Antarctic Division confirms that as of late Friday...

February 26, 2016
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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 moorings during a blizzard on Wednesday.  All 68 expeditioners and crew remain on...

February 25, 2016
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Maritime News

Blizzard Forces Aurora Australis Icebreaker Aground in Antarctica

Update: Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica Australia’s flagship icebreaker Aurora Australis has run aground in Antarctica after it breaking free from its moorings at the Mawson station during a...

February 24, 2016
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Sunday, December 29, 2013
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Maritime News

Cracking Ice Bodes Well For Antarctic Ship Rescue

Ice that has trapped a Russian ship with 74 people on board in Antarctica appeared to be cracking up on Sunday, raising hopes for a rescue as a powerful Australian icebreaker approached the stranded vessel.

December 29, 2013
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Friday, December 27, 2013
Maritime News

Icebreakers Rush To Help Ship Trapped In Antarctic Ice – UPDATE

Three icebreakers are en route to an area off the coast of Antarctica to help free a vessel carrying 74 people, including a scientific expedition team, which is stranded in thick sheets of ice, officials said on Thursday.

December 27, 2013
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Monday, November 25, 2013
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Australian Icebreaker Beset in Heavy Pack Ice

The Australian Antarctic Division reports today that their icebreaker Aurora Australis is currently beset by heavy pack ice 180 nautical miles from Davis station in Antarctica. Their current location is 65° 18′ S, 80° 19′...

November 25, 2013
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