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posted 04-11-2012 04:54 PM      Profile for Ernst   Author's Homepage   Email Ernst   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Some 70 tourists are stranded on board a Dutch polar exploration ship at South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic after the ship experienced a partial engine failure, its owner said today.

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The update on this - passengers are aboard another vessel taking them to Montevideo and a tug is on its way to tow Plancius to "probably Ushuaia or Punta Arenas" for repairs. See here.

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