Tag: icebreaker

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 19:03

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight attendant while helping passengers to escape the aircraft died. SU ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, before the €100 million vessel ... Read More

Russia’s state nuclear corporation vows not to abandon North Pole tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018 19:14

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom has no intention of abandoning its adventurous tours to the North Pole, especially since cruise tickets for the entire 2019 season have been snapped up. ... Read More

“Penguin cruise” icebreaker freeing itself from ice in Antarctic

editor editor- November 20, 2009 04:02

MOSCOW — A Russian icebreaker carrying more than 100 tourists, scientists and journalists on an Antarctic cruise has been successfully moving through ice and is just about 100 meters away ... Read More

Penguin cruise tourists stuck in ice

editor editor- November 16, 2009 06:10

Eighty British tourists on a journey to watch emperor penguins in the Antarctic have been stranded for a week after their cruise ship got stuck in the ice. Read More