Back at Halley

28 February, 2010 BAS Bloggers

Well the Science section of our cruise duly came to an end and we made or way out of the Weddell sea pack ice towards Creek IV at Halley. The …

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Cape Town and Back

7 February, 2010 BAS Bloggers

Well Cape Town has come and gone and we are we are entering the pack ice once again after a rather rough trip down. Our trip North was largely uneventful …

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Southward Bound 2009

31 December, 2009 BAS Bloggers

Capt Marshall’s team joined the ship in Immingham, in late November, which was a surprise to us all as we had been due to join in Cape Town. We departed …

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North Sea ramblings

28 July, 2009 BAS Bloggers

Greetings from the North Sea, the Shackleton has had a busy time of it since you last heard from us.  After The Norwegian job and demob in Kristiansund the ship headed …

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Grab Sampling in the Norwegain Sea

3 June, 2009 BAS Bloggers

On her latest charter the RRS Ernest Shackleton has been involved in Environmental Monitoring for Statoilhydro in the Norwegian Sea. Since the 1980’s, Norwegian legislation has enforced Environmental Monitoring around …

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The Humber to Norway

3 June, 2009 BAS Bloggers

Greetings once again, well here we are, floating about in the North Sea on contract and earning our keep. After a fairly hectic stay in Immingham with repairs and new …

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