French cruise ship makes rendezvous with Russian nuclear icebreaker near North Pole

Le Commandant Charcot  at North Pole (Credit: Ponant)In thick Arctic sea-ice, 150 meter long icebreaking cruise vessel Le Commandant Charcot makes acquaintance with Russia’s 50 Let Pobedy.

The meeting between the two vessels took place in remote Arctic waters not far from the North Pole.

Video made by passengers onboard the 50 Let Pobedy and shared on social media shows the two vessels trading greetings and sailing side by side through thick sea-ice.

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