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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