Greenpeace research ship damaged by heavy seas off Canada

(ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland) — A Greenpeace research ship was damaged in heavy seas near Newfoundland, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. A container broke loose and damaged a hold aboard the Arctic Sunrise while the vessel sailed through rough weather. A spokesman said the crew are “a bit shaken” but were not injured, and a Canadian Coast Guard cutter is escorting the ship to St. John’s for repairs.
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By Professional Mariner Staff