Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Environment

World’s Largest Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica

By Steve Gorman May 19 (Reuters) – A giant slab of ice bigger than the Spanish island of Majorca has sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into the...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 6681

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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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 frozen continent. The...

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 3951

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
News

Robots Penetrate Massive South Atlantic Iceberg

By Isla Binnie (Reuters) – For the next four months, robotic submersible vehicles will swim the frigid, choppy waters around South Georgia island, gathering evidence to determine whether a massive...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 2773

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Shipping

Gigantic Iceberg Threatens to Crash Into South Atlantic Island

By Cassandra Garrison Dec 9 (Reuters) – An enormous iceberg is heading toward South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic, where scientists say a collision could devastate wildlife by threatening...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 7420

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 said this week.  The calving...

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 280

Monday, July 16, 2018
Maritime News

Massive Iceberg Threatens Greenland Village

(Reuters) – An iceberg the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, causing fear that it could swamp the settlement...

July 16, 2018
Total Views: 50

Monday, April 30, 2018
Tug Towing Iceberg
Interesting

The Guy Who Raised the Costa Concordia Wants to Wrangle Icebergs to Help Cape Town’s Water Crisis

By Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, April 30 (Reuters) – Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa’s drought-hit Cape Town to help solve the...

April 30, 2018
Total Views: 107

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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News

NASA Scientists Get Up-Close Look at Massive Iceberg ‘Roughly the Size of Delaware’

A NASA aircraft on a mission to map polar ice in Antarctica got one of the first up-close looks at the massive iceberg that broke off from the Larsen C...

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 58

Monday, October 9, 2017
Maritime News

The High Price of Protecting Arctic Towns From Tsunamis and Icebergs

By Adam Popescu (Bloomberg) — An island with a 3,893-foot granite mountain juts out of the icy ocean in Greenland’s Karrat Fjord. Beside icebergs the size of football fields lies...

October 9, 2017
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
News

Trillion Tonne Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica

By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships...

July 12, 2017
Total Views: 4

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 will be an extra...

June 21, 2017
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Environment

Sea Ice Has Diminished Much Faster Than Climate Models Anticipated

By Eric Roston and Blacki Migliozzi (Bloomberg) Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is rising. The ice is melting. The race for newly...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 4

Blog

Massive North Atlantic Iceberg Draws Photographers And Tourists To Newfoundland Coast

by Ashifa Kassam (TheGuardian) A towering iceberg is causing traffic jams in a remote town on Canada’s east coast, as tourists jostle for a glimpse of the mass of ice sitting in...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 77

INTERNATIONAL ICE PATROL Flying Over Iceberg
USCG

What Is The International Ice Patrol? And How Ships Avoid Icebergs.

The International Ice Patrol is an organization with the purpose of monitoring the presence of icebergs in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and reporting their movements for safety purposes. It is...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 412

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Environment

Record Numbers Of Icebergs Swarm Into North Atlantic Shipping Lanes

Hundreds of icebergs have entered North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past few weeks – unusually large numbers this early in the season. This has forced vessels to slow down or take long detours around swarms...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 73

Friday, January 6, 2017
Interesting

One of Biggest Icebergs Ever Recorded Expected to Break Off from Antarctica

A giant iceberg the size of Delaware is expected to break away from the Antarctic peninsula, so big it’s likely to be one of the biggest iceberg calving events ever...

January 6, 2017
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
News

Russia Tests Towing Million-Ton Iceberg [PHOTOS]

A Russian icebreaker has succesfully towed an iceberg weighing approximately 1 million tons, according to the oil company Rosneft. The tow was part of a test to see whether or...

October 12, 2016
Total Views: 141

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Tug Towing Iceberg
Maritime News

Ship Photo of the Day – Iceberg Wrangling in the North Atlantic

Atlantic Towing vessels wrangle up an iceberg drifting near offshore rigs in the North Atlantic off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast. The photo was posted to social media by Saint...

May 9, 2015
Total Views: 31

Friday, May 8, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photo of the Day – Iceberg Wrangling in the North Atlantic

Atlantic Towing vessels wrangle up an iceberg drifting near offshore rigs in the North Atlantic off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast. The photo was posted to social media by Saint...

May 8, 2015
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
News

International Ice Patrol Kicks Off Annual North Atlantic Season

The International Ice Patrol began flying its first reconnaissance missions of the 2015 annual ice season earlier this month to detect and track icebergs in the north Atlantic. In early...

February 24, 2015
Total Views: 7