The Estonian icebreaker Botnica arrived in Tallinn early on August 27 to replenish stocks and replace the crew before heading back to the Canadian Arctic less than two weeks from now.
"The main work for Botnica this summer has been assisting large Panamax class bulk vessels measuring over 200 meters in length and over 30 meters in width to ports of the northern part of Baffin Island in ice more than a meter thick. Work like this is quite difficult, as in addition icefields quite many big and dangerous icebergs are drifting in the area of Botnica's operation...
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