In ice off the coast of Canada stuck ferry with 209 passengers
MOSCOW, 5 APR — RIA Novosti. A passenger ferry with 209 passengers for a few hours I was imprisoned in the ice near the canadian island of Cape Breton, reports channel CBC.
Ferry Highlanders on Tuesday afternoon out of North Sydney (Nova Scotia) and after some time were blocked in the ice. In addition to the passengers on Board were 85 trucks and 65 cars.
To help the ferry was called the coast guard icebreaker Canada. As the representative of the shipping company Marine Atlantic Darrell Mercer, the ferry was able to free himself from the ice prison at 20.00 local time (03.00 GMT).