Another international rescue effort underway in the Antarctic – this time to free Tasmanian fishing boat trapped in sea ice


By: - Climate DepotFebruary 12, 2015 11:34 AM

Another international rescue effort underway in the Antarctic – this time to free Tasmanian fishing boat trapped in sea ice

http://www.warwickhughes.com/blog/?p=3583

According to the ABC article which is short on detail – Tasmanian fishing ship Antarctic Chieftain trapped in ice after breaking propeller – The fishing boat then went on to become enclosed in the ice. The say the US icebreaker “Polar Star” is on the way. At a time in mid-summer when overall the Antarctic ice is still losing area but according to The Cryosphere Today graphic before March the total ice area will start increasing again.

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