The rescue of the Russian ship cost $1.6 million

The rescue of the Russian ship cost $1.6 million

The rescue of the Russian ship that last December was stranded in Antarctica, with dozens of tourists and scientists on board, cost around 1.6 million dollars (1.2 million euros), local media reported today. The director of the Antarctic Australian Division, Tony Fleming, said...

First rescued from the Russian ship are taken to Australian icebreaker

After spending more than a week trapped in the ice of Antarctica, thirty of the 52 passengers on the Russian ship Akademik Shokalskiy were rescued and taken to an Australian icebreaker. Local media reported that the helicopter of the Chinese icebreaker Xue Long, carried...