Ferry Highlanders freed from ice, reached Newfoundland
Ferry Highlanders got stuck in ice with 190 passengers on board at night Mar 17, en route from Sydney, Nova Scotia, for Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. A Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker freed the vessel in 24 hours after she got stuck. Highlanders safely reached destination port in Newfoundland.
The MV Highlanders pictured from a Canadian Coast Guard vessel in Cabot Strait on March 17, 2015.