Yet another icebreaker sent to rescue ice-nipped ships

MOSCOW. January 6. KAZINFORM Yet another icebreaker, the Krasin, has been sent out in assistance to the icebreaker Admiral Makarov to rescue ships nipped in ice in the Sea of Okhotsk; Kazinform cites Itar-Tass.

A Russian Transport Ministry press service official has told Itar-Tass, "In view of the heavy ice situation and for the purposes of ensuring the safety and a guaranteed release of the fishing boats from the ice-nip, the icebreaker Krasin set out from De -Kastri port in the Tatar Strait late on Wednesday night in assistance to the icebreaker Admiral Makarov".

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