The accident in Marguerite Bay resulted in four indentations in Ocean Nova's hull, which required three days to fix and forced the cancelation of the ship's last Antarctica cruise of the season. There were no injuries in the grounding, and all passengers booked on the canceled sailing were accommodated on another cruise line.
Ocean Nova is scheduled to return to Quark Expeditions later this year for a season of winter 2009-10 Antarctica cruises.
--by Dan Askin, Assistant Editor
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