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As more ships criss-cross the Arctic, fears of disaster rise

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 05:50

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Lt Ryan Butler (centre) of the US Coast Guard (USCG) watches the crew of the Crystal Serenity as they test a crane and life raft before a cruise through the Northwest Passage in Juneau, Alaska.

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WHEN the Crystal Serenity, a 1,000-passenger luxury liner, sails in August on a month-long Arctic cruise through the Northwest Passage, it will have a far more utilitarian escort: a British supply ship.

The Ernest Shackleton, which normally resupplies scientific bases in

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