Veteran Polarstern docks again - but not for the last time

Polarstern on one of her 70 visits to Lloyd Werft.

Germany’s 37-year old polar research icebreaker Polarstern is at Lloyd Werft for its 70th visit since 1982 and although a successor will soon be built, it will continue calling for a while to come, writes Tom Todd.

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