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First Emperor Penguin trip started

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Oceanwide Expeditions is very pleased to announce that the first ship-based voyage to the Weddell Sea started last Saturday.
Antarctic Peninsula

Vlissingen, 27 November, 2012
14.05 hrs LT

First Emperor penguin helicopter trip

 

Oceanwide Expeditions is very pleased to announce that the first ship-based voyage to the Weddell Sea started last Saturday.


We expect that the first helicopter transfer from our vessel m/v “Ortelius” to Snow Hill Island will take place on Wednesdaalt="First Emperor penguin helicopter trip" title="First Emperor penguin helicopter trip"y morning. More details will follow shortly.


Our next voyages to the Emperor Penguins in the Weddell Sea are scheduled for 23 November – 03 December 2013 (voyage code OTL22) and 03 till 13 December 2013 (voyage code OTL23).

 

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