Case Studies

USHUAIA, Antarctic Peninsula, 2008

USHUAIA, Antarctic Peninsula, 2008

The ice strengthened cruise vessel, USHUAIA ran aground on 4th December 2008, while sailing through Bahia Guillermina, along the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. At the time of grounding the vessel was carrying 89 passengers and 42 crew. USHUAIA was carrying a total of 440 tonnes of Marine Gas Oil at the time of the grounding.

Categories: Antarctica, Oil, Cruise Ship, Planning & operations

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