USCG Assists Evacuation of Arctic Russian Research Camp

Tuesday, June 08, 2010
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Drew Herman

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew contacts the Russian crew of the 500-ft nuclear-powered icebreaker Thursday during a third overflight by the Coast Guard as the vessel's crew evacuates the Russian research Station North Pole 37 from the ice of the Arctic Ocean about 550 miles northeast of Barrow, Alaska. 

The team of 15 scientists originally intended to remain at the station until September but determined in May the ice had become unsafe. The Rossiya left its base at Murmansk, Russia, 10 days ago to carry out the evacuation, which the scientists reported is progressing well.
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter June 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Coast Guard

Ailing Mariner Medevaced off Alaska

An ailing crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Seafreeze Alaska was medevaced approximately 195 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska, Thursday.   A Coast Guard Air

More than 2,000 Migrants Rescued at Sea -Italy Coastguard

Ship crews pulled more than 2,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, Italy's coastguard said, as people smugglers stepped up operations

Seven Indonesian Sailors Kidnapped in Philippines

Seven Indonesian sailors have been taken hostage in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines, Indonesia's foreign minister said on Friday, the latest in a string

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0722 sec (14 req/sec)