Beluga Fraternity plans commercial voyage through Arctic (PHOTO)

(NEW YORK) — Beluga Group plans a commercial voyage between Asia to Europe through the Arctic this summer, the New York Times reported. Beluga Fraternity, which is designed to handle ice, is delivering equipment to Antwerp or Rotterdam after port calls in South Korea and Siberia. Global warming has allowed for the 8,000-mile shortcut.
Click here to view the New York Times report and a photo of the ship.
By Professional Mariner Staff