Photo: Ship out of luck

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Novelyn Martinez, an employee at the Mix kiosk, restocks empty candy bins after the arrival of a cargo ship in Longyearbyen on Monday, one week later than scheduled due to mechanical problems. The delay left many store shelves empty, although Svalbardbutikken officials have stated during previous shortages their warehouse has enough goods to last for a few months, even if variety might be lacking. Fresh goods and other items also arrive nearly daily by air.

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