During the 2019 season, ice at the North Pole was thicker and heavier than at any time over the last 15 years, according to Dmitry Lobusov, captain of the 50 Years of Victory.
During an interview for Poseidon Expeditions, the captain said "there is less and less ice in the Arctic. The ice has become thinner over the course of all my trips to the North Pole, but last year, the ice was been thicker and heavier than it was during the last 15 years."
This poses challenges for captains, even those at the helm of icebreakers. Read more on www.cruiseindustrynews.com