Monday, July 1, 2019
Whaling ships which are set to join the resumption of commercial whaling at anchor at a port in Kushiro
Maritime News

Whaling Ships Set Sail for Japan’s First Commercial Whale Hunt in 30 Years

By Elaine Lies and Masashi Kato KUSHIRO, Japan, July 1 (Reuters) – Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan’s first commercial whale hunt in more than...

July 1, 2019
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Monday, December 5, 2016
Maritime News

Sea Shepherd Embarks on Latest Whale Defense Campaign Against Japanese Whalers

The controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has kicked off its 11th Antarctic whale defense campaign with two Sea Shepherd vessels now on their way to the Southern Ocean to intercept...

December 5, 2016
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Monday, September 12, 2016
The whaleship Manhattan watercolor
Blog

“By Guess or by God:” Catastrophe In The Heart of the Sea

by Colin D. Dewey  In Nantucket, on Aug 5, 1819, the ship Essex: 87 feet at waterline, 238 tons, sailed.  The Essex, an old, tired, ship, began what was planned...

September 12, 2016
Total Views: 36

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Environment

Sea Shepherd’s Sea Lawyers Back And Fill On Promise To Stop Harassing Whalers

gCaptain Note: On Tuesday gCaptain published an article titled “Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships“… the original title of that article (written by Bloomberg) didn’t...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 7

Thursday, March 24, 2016
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News

Japan Whaling Fleet Returns from Antarctic Hunt with 333 Whales

TOKYO, March 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s whaling fleet returned on Thursday from its Antarctic hunt after a year-long suspension with a take of more than 300 whales, including pregnant females....

March 24, 2016
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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Maritime News

Lost 19th Century Whaling Fleet Found Off Alaska’s Arctic Coast – NOAA

Archaeologists have discovered the battered hulls of two 1800s whaling ships nearly 144 years after their sinking off the Arctic coast of Alaska along with a fleet 31 others, the National...

January 12, 2016
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Monday, November 30, 2015
Unloading Japanese Whaling Ship
Environment

Japan Resumes Whaling

by Lily Nonomiya  (Bloomberg) Japan plans to renew its research hunt for whales in the Antarctic, ending an almost two-year hiatus prompted by an international court ruling that its killing of...

November 30, 2015
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Environment

Sea Shepherd Denied by US Supreme Court And Ordered To Pay Whalers Millions

The hard-line antiwhaling group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it has agreed to pay US$2.55 million in damages for its continued obstruction of Japanese whaling vessels. The damages will be paid...

June 10, 2015
Total Views: 22

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Multimedia

World’s Last Wooden-Hulled Whaling Ship Gets Underway After 73 Year Hiatus

The world’s last remaining wooden-hulled whaling ship, Charles W. Morgan got underway this weekend after spending the past 73 years up the Mystic River in Connecticut. The ship is en route...

May 18, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014
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Interesting

UN Court Orders Japan to End Whaling

Judges at the highest U.N. court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting its long-held argument that the catch was for scientific purposes and not primarily for human consumption.

March 31, 2014
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Monday, February 10, 2014
Maritime News

New Zealand Protests Japanese Whalers Creeping Into EEZ

New Zealand summoned Japan's ambassador on Monday to protest the entry of a Japanese whaling ship into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), after clashes earlier between whalers and vessels from the Sea Shepherd conservationist group.

February 10, 2014
Total Views: 2

Sunday, February 2, 2014
Interesting

VIDEO: Sea Shepherd and Japanese Whaling Vessels Collide in Southern Ocean

Check out this video released today by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society showing a aggressive confrontation between the Sea Shepherd and Japanese whaling fleets in the Southern Ocean.

February 2, 2014
Total Views: 5

Friday, July 19, 2013
News

U.S.’ Oldest Commercial Vessel and World’s Last Wooden Whaling Ship to Be Re-Launched

The Charles W. Morgan whaleship will be re-launched this weekend at Mystic Seaport on the 172nd anniversary of the vessel's initial launch.

July 19, 2013
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Maritime News

Australian Authorities to Investigate Sea Shepherd Over Southern Ocean Antics

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said Wednesday that its surveyors will inspect Sea Shepherd Australia’s vessel, the SSS Sam Simon, and interview its crew in Williamstown this Friday regarding a number...

March 20, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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News

Pirate Label or Not, Sea Shepherd Still in Hot Pursuit

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says that they are once again in hot pursuit of the Japanese Institute for Cetacean Research fleet as they return to the Southern Ocean whaling...

March 6, 2013
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Interesting

Paul Watson and Sea Shepherd Are Pirates, U.S. Court Says

A United States Court of Appeals has confirmed what many mariners have been saying for years: that Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society are nothing but a bunch...

February 27, 2013
Total Views: 52

Monday, February 25, 2013
Interesting

Sea Shepherd and Japanese Fleet Clash in Southern Ocean, Multiple Collisions Reported… Again [PHOTOS]

Things are getting ugly in the Southern Ocean between the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) fleet… as if they weren’t already. On Monday, the...

February 25, 2013
Total Views: 38

Sunday, February 17, 2013
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Multimedia

Sea Shepherd Loses 9-Hour Fight in the Antarctic, Whale Dies [IMAGE]

A whale tied to the side of Japanese Research vessel Yushin Maru No. 2 is dragged through the ocean in Mackenzie Bay, Antarctica, in this picture provided by Sea Shepherd...

February 17, 2013
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Maritime News

Sea Shepherd Kicks Off Drama Filled Anti-Whaling Campaign

The notorious Sea Shepherd Conservation Society kicked off its 2012-2013 anti-whaling campaign this week as the society’s flagship SSS Steve Irwin-as in Sea Shepherd Ship (SSS)-sailed out of Williamstown, Australia...

November 7, 2012
Total Views: 6

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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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