Friday, May 30, 2014
Maritime News

Jaw-Dropping Photo (and Video) Shows Massive Fin Whale in Rare Breach

Growing to lengths in the 80 to 90-foot range and weighing up to 70+ tons, it’s easy to understand why Fin whales don't often shoot out of the water in a

May 30, 2014
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Dead Sperm Whale Explodes – WARNING: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC

This video really falls under the Not Safe For Life (NSFL) category. You've been

November 26, 2013
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

WATCH: Divers Nearly Swallowed by Humpback Whales

Two scuba divers are almost swallowed by two feeding humpback whales while off the central coast of California. That was

July 23, 2013
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

WATCH: Killer Whales Play in Wake

Dolphins are one thing, but have you ever had a pod of Orcas play in your

May 1, 2013
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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South Korea Considers ‘Scientific’ Whaling, Greenpeace Responds

By Jeonghee Han, Greenpeace Last summer Korea shocked the international community by announcing it would start ‘scientific’ whaling. Surprised by

November 7, 2012
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Sad Scene in Rotterdam After Containership Spears Whale with Bow Bulb

By Hursh Joshi, MaerskLineSocial Maersk Line does everything it can to avoid creating a negative impact on the marine environment. Despite these efforts on

July 17, 2012
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Monday, May 21, 2012

Stolt Tanker Rescues Distressed Sailors After Whale Strike in Atlantic

On May 10 a Stolt tanker participating in the USCG’s Amver program was diverted while in the Atlantic Ocean to rescue two distressed sailors whose small

May 21, 2012
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Did Sea Shepherd harassment put Japanese whaling on hold?

According to a report in the Japan Real Time Report blog, Japanese Whale hunting in the Southern Ocean have been on hold since February 10 due to Sea Shepherds

February 16, 2011
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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Incident Photo – Fin Whale Collision

(Image courtesy: Press-Telegram) NOAA ship strike reduction rule made major strides recently with its passing of a 10 knot speed limit for large vessels near

October 21, 2008
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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

AIS for Right Whales? – UPDATE

* UPDATE in response to NOAA’s Ship Strike Reduction Rule NOAA has moved a step forward in implementing it’s Ship Strike Reduction Rule, which aims

August 27, 2008
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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Solar Spacecraft To Help Ships Avoid Whales

The Telegraph tells us of A spy plane designed by Nasa will help track whales in the Mediterranean to try to prevent collisions between the giant mammals and

June 21, 2008
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Friday, February 22, 2008

John Kerry – Save The Whales

IAR Global News writes: A prominent US politician has introduced a legislative proposal aiming to protect the numbers of endangered whales. Senator John Kerry

February 22, 2008
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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Australia’s Shocking Footage of Japanese Whaling – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmM_CCIFyZ8 (If Video becomes “unavailable” try HERE or HERE) The BBC Writes: Australia has released graphic

February 7, 2008
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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Whaling – Graphic Images

The following images were taken by the Australian Customs Service in their mission to end Japanese whaling of the Souther Ocean. Japanese Whaling Ship Yushin

February 3, 2008
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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Australia Sends Armed Merchant Ship To Track Whalers

Reuters has an update on Australia’s recent attempts to track Japan’s whaling fleet: CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) — An Australian fisheries

January 10, 2008
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Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Ship Launching on Yokohama Fenders?

MarineBuzz brings us photos of the M/V Bohai Challenge, being launched on what appears to be Yokohama Fenders (official they’re not Yokohamas). They tell

December 4, 2007
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