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2014-03-27 16:21:37

OTTAWA, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely pleased that the Government of Canada is responding to the need for additional icebreaking support

Killer Whales Trapped In Polar Ice Finally Make Their Escape
2013-01-10 11:35:59

After spotting trapped killer whales in the freezing waters of Hudson Bay on Wednesday, concerned residents called for the government's help to free the large marine mammals.

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2011-08-26 11:49:24

Icebreaker will create channel allowing annual refueling and resupply of two U.S. stations in Antarctica.

2011-02-01 00:35:55

Icebreaker is the first adventure apparel retailer to open a Facebook store. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Today Adgregate Markets, the leader in secure social commerce solutions, announced that Icebreaker, the New Zealand company that pioneered the merino wool adventure apparel category, has selected Adgregate Markets’ ShopFans™ application to enable secure shopping through its Facebook page.

2010-12-01 11:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced and aspiring travel bloggers can write to win a USD$54,000 expedition to the North Pole from Quark Expeditions. The prize is a trip for two aboard the world's most sophisticated and powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker to the top of the world.

2010-10-19 13:00:00

WATERBURY, Vt., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the USD$45,000 prize in the Adventure with Julie competition sponsored by Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld, is blogging from an Emperor Penguin colony in Antarctica.

2009-07-16 03:07:00

MOSCOW, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- United Industrial Corporation (OPK) shipyards have delivered a diesel electric line icebreaker "St. Petersburg" to Rosmorport (Russian Maritime Port).

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2009-05-28 07:35:33

The National Science Foundation (NSF) made its first major award under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to construct the Alaska Region Research Vessel (ARRV).

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2007-08-11 10:50:00

A U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker is headed to the Arctic to map the sea floor off Alaska, as Russia, Denmark and Canada assert their claims in the polar region, which has potential oil and gas reserves.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.