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USCGC Polar Star to assist vessels in Antarctica

ALAMEDA – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star is responding to a Jan. 3rd request from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to assist the Russian-Flagged Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese-Flagged Xue Long that are reportedly ice-bound in the Antarctic.  The Russian and Chinese Governments have also requested assistance from the United States.  Read [email protected]  18:51