Cruise ship sinks in Antarctic

More than 150 passengers and crew - including 24 Britons – had to be rescued from freezing Antarctic waters after their cruise liner hit an iceberg.

The operator of the liner, the M/S Explorer, said all passengers and crew were initially evacuated onto lifeboats before being picked up by another vessel diverted to the scene.”

Now what if the same fate happens to an oil tanker going through the Northwest Passage if/when it becomes navigable in the next decade or two?? – LH