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  Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation  An operation has begun in Antarctica to rescue passengers from the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. A Chinese helicopter arriv...   52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter  Passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in ice are expected to be rescued by helicopter after icebreakers failed to reach the... Spirits strong among passengers on ship stuck in ice  The plight of the 74 members of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, aboard a research ship appeared anything but grim Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy  Most of the 74 people aboard a Russian research ship stuck in the frozen Antarctic may be airlifted out, Russia said on Monday Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue   A ship stranded in East Antarctica since Tuesday remained stuck as the latest rescue efforts were thwarted by fierce winds and poor visibili...   Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica  An Australian icebreaker ship Aurora Australis is moving closer to the Russian-flagged vessel and was expected to break through early Monday... New rescue bid for Antarctic ship   An Australian vessel is en route to East Antarctica in a renewed bid to free a scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice since Tuesd... Icebreaker rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice Map of South Pole Antarctica  South Pole weather has stymied a rescue by a Chinese ship trying to reach an expedition vessel trapped for the past four days in frozen seas   Trapped Antarctic ship to get help   A Chinese icebreaker is expected to reach a scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice off East Antarctica since Christmas Day Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica Map of Dumont D%27Urville Antarctica
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All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice
Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica Map of A68 Antarctica  A68 is the fourth largest in Antarctica and weighing more than one trillion tons, 5,800 square kilometers (2,239 square miles) Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued   Thirty-seven people stranded on Australia's flagship icebreaker, which ran aground in Antarctica, have been rescued, authorities said   Antarctic ships escape from ice trap  The Russian research ship Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese icebreaker Xue Long have broken free from ice where they had been stranded Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica  A U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker left for Antarctica on Sunday to rescue more than 120 crew members aboard two icebreakers Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Map of Casey Station Antarctica  An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice'


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  The Chinese ice-breaker that helped rescue passengers stranded on the Akademik Shokalskiy vessel in Antarctica may now itself be stuck
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  After 10 days stranded far from home, all passengers from a ship stuck in ice have now been transferred by helicopter to an Australian icebreaker.    The Russian-flagged MV Akademik Shoka...

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  The polar expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships for ice-breaking
Nov.12 Vast iceberg poses risk to shipping  Latest images show several kilometres of water between the iceberg, estimated to be about 700 sq km, and the glacier that spawned the block

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Jan.10 Three missing in South Korean boat fire   Three crew members from the Jeong Woo 2, a South Korean fishing boat, are missing after their vessel caught fire in Antarctica

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Feb.3 Cruise cut short after ship hits rock   Eighty travelers are trying to get back to the southern tip of Argentina after the MV Polar Star struck an uncharted rock while anchoring

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Dec.12 S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing
  A fishing vessel sank in frigid ocean waters about 1,000 nautical miles north of McMurdo Station. Aat least 20 were rescued

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Dec.4 Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast
  The Ushuaia, carrying 89 passengers and 33 crew members, was stranded on the coast of Antarctica after striking ice


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Nov.23 Sinking ship 'struck iceberg'
  More than 150 passengers and crew aboard Norwegian cruise ship MS Nord Norge have been rescued to safety


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B. 2017-07-12 Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica A68, Antarctica
2. 2016-02-25 Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued
D. 2014-01-07 Antarctic ships escape from ice trap Antarctica
4. 2014-01-04 Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica Antarctica
5. 2014-01-04 Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home Casey Station, Antarctica
2014-01-03 Chinese vessel 'may now be stuck in ice' Antarctica
7. 2014-01-02 All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic ice Antarctica
8. 2014-01-01 Antarctic rescue: Helicopter starts operation Antarctica
9. 2014-01-01 52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter Antarctica


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