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Antarctic voyages stalled by strike

A national strike in Argentina has left passengers stranded and delayed departures for ships in Ushuaia. THE start of the Antarctica cruise season was frozen for 24 hours on Tuesday when a nationwide strike affected operations at the major turnaround port of Ushuaia. Cruise Weekly was aboard the Akademik Ioffe sailing on One Ocean Expeditions' first Antarctic voyage for 2012-13 when details of the action unfolded. According to expedition leader Aaron Lawton, there was talk of closing the port, which would have forced the disembarkation process to be conducted by zodiacs ...
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