China's Xuelong collides with iceberg in Antarctic research mission
Updated 23:15, 23-Jan-2019
CGTN
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China's Xuelong, a polar icebreaker, collided with an iceberg on its 35th Antarctic research mission due to thick fog, said China's Ministry of Natural Resources Monday on its website. 

The collision happened at around 11 a.m. (BJT) on January 19 at 69.59 degrees south latitude and 94.04 degrees west longitude. The ship was traveling at a speed of three knots (5.56 km/h).

No staff aboard was injured during the collision. The vessel remains in good condition.