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« on: September 20, 2019, 07:01:44 am »

19 countries involved, 600 scientists, 5 icebreakers (from China, Russia and Sweden)...

Today, German "Polarstern" (IMO 8013132) and Russian "Akademik Fedorov" (IMO 8519837) will set sail in Tromso, Norway, starting the MOSAiC-expedition which is following in the footsteps of Fridtjof Nansen's famous expedition from 1893 to 1896.

Impossible to describe the full extent of the expedition in a few sentences here, see for yourself: https://www.mosaic-expedition.org/

Akademik Fedorov
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/search.php?query=akademik+fedorov&x=26&y=7

Polarstern
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/search.php?search_imo=8013132&page_limit=12&viewtype=1

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Jens
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