Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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Maritime News

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 the controversy, our government took a step back and told the...

November 7, 2012
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Maritime News

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 Wednesday 6 June we saw images of...

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 sailboat was taking on...

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 harassment....

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 various high traffic ports along...

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 to reduce the number of...

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 ships. Around...

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 has proposed speed limits for specific...

February 22, 2008
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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Australia’s Shocking Footage of Japanese Whaling – Video (If Video becomes “unavailable” try HERE or HERE) The BBC Writes: Australia has released graphic pictures of minke whales caught by a Japanese hunt in the Antarctic. Canberra claimed...

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 Maru Australian Customs Ship Ocean...

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 ship has begun pursuing Japan’s whaling fleet near Antarctica to...

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 us; Qingdao Yongtai shipping supplies co.,ltd...

December 4, 2007
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