Ice rescue bill adds up

Costs associated with the rescue of 52 pax from the stricken MV Akademik Shokalskiy have now soared into the millions, a Fairfax report today details. Airlifted to the Aurora Australis by emergency helicopter late last week, the multiple ship diversions and assistance calls has sent fuel and unplanned port visit costs sky high for governments & insurers.
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