Icebreaker Shirase leaves for another voyage to Antarctica

National Nov 13, 2017

Icebreaker Shirase leaves for another voyage to Antarctica

The icebreaker Shirase, operated by the Maritime Self-Defense Force, left Tokyo's Harumi pier bound for Antarctica on Sunday. Most members of the 59th Antarctic expedition team will board the ship in Australia on Nov. 28. The Shirase will carry a total of about 180 crew ...