The Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker are scheduled to arrive in Hobart this Sunday (the 6th), 0730, berthed at Macquarie Wharf 1 0745. After quarantine the crew should be ashore at 1000, be there to welcome them back after an extraordinarily successful campaign! A welcome to port is planned for 1030. Bob Brown invites you to join the welcome flotilla, see:
Reception: Barcelona, Salamanca, Hobart, 1700-2300
Please come and celebrate the safe and successful return of the crew from Antarctica!
Guest speakers: Captain Paul Watson, Captain Alex Cornelissen and Senator Bob Brown. Special guest musician! Entry by donation. Food and drinks may be purchased at the bar.
‘Steve Irwin’, which has been released with honour, had to alter course for Tasmania because it was very low on fuel, with an extremely weary crew,” Tore Hongset, Rescue Coordinator for the Joint Rescue Centre Northern Norway (JRC), tells The Foreigner. ( http://theforeigner.no/pages/news/steve-irwin-gives-up-search-for-berserk/)