Saturday, December 6, 2008
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M/V Ushuaia Grounded In Antartica – UPDATE

Yesterday, we touched briefly upon on the Argentine passenger vessel, Ushuaia, that ran aground Thursday on Antartica’s western peninsula. We are now seeing reports that all 89 passengers and 33...

December 6, 2008
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Saturday, February 2, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Explorer Found

BitterEnd reports that the Royal Navy Ice patrol ship HMS ENDURANCE, which amongst other tasks is carrying survey work in the Antarctic on behalf of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office...

February 2, 2008
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Sunday, December 30, 2007
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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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