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Harassment / Sabotage by Sea Shepherd vessel Bob Barker

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 2:44 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

On March 2 around 15:20JST until about 17:30JST the Antarctic whale research (JARPAII) research vessels Yushin Maru (YS1) and Yushin Maru No. 3 (YS3) were subject to sabotage by the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker (BB). More >>

Harassment / Sabotage by Sea Shepherd vessel Bob Barker

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 9:12 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

On February 23 around 1730 Japan Standard Time (JST) until about 0000JST February 24 the Antarctic whale research (JARPAII) vessels Yushin Maru (YS1) and Yushin Maru No.3 (YS3) were subject to sabotage by the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker (BB). More >>

Harassment / Sabotage by Sea Shepherd vessels

Monday, 3 February 2014, 9:22 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

On February 1st around 2230JST until about 0830JST February 2 the Antarctic whale research (JARPAII) vessels Yushin Maru (YS1), Yushin Maru No. 2 (YS2) and Yushin Maru No. 3 (YS3) were subject to sabotage by the Sea Shepherd ships Steve Irwin (SI) ... More >>

US Court of Appeals finds Sea Shepherd engaging in piracy

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:05 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) and Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha (KS) welcome the ruling by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in their safety at sea complaint against Sea Shepherd and Paul Watson. More >>

Sea Shepherd sabotages Nisshin Maru refueling

Friday, 22 February 2013, 8:09 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

On February 20 around 1100JST until about 1200JST during refueling operations, the Antarctic whale research (JARPAII) mother ship Nisshin Maru (NM) and her supply tanker were subject to sabotage by the Sea Shepherd (SS) ships Steve Irwin (SI), Bob Barker ... More >>

Dutch Ship Repeats Foolhardy Actions

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 5:08 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

Japan’s Antarctic whale research (JARPA II) mother ship Nisshin Maru is being subjected to another hawser attack by the Dutch-registered vessel Steve Irwin. The hawser aims to disable the rudder and propeller of the Nisshin Maru. More >>

Activist illegally boards Japanese vessel

Monday, 15 February 2010, 5:11 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The skipper of the former Ady Gil, Mr Peter Bethune of New Zealand, has illegally boarded the Shonan Maru No.2, a vessel working alongside the Japanese Antarctic Research Program (JARPA II) in the Southern Ocean. More >>

Japanese sailors injured by Dutch ship piracy

Friday, 12 February 2010, 11:47 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker repeatedly deployed wire ropes and used a launcher to fire butyric-acid projectiles against the Japanese vessels. Three Shonan Maru No. 2 sailors resulted victims of acid-splash chemical injury from the Dutch ship ... More >>

Dutch And Togolese Ship Harassing The Nisshin Maru

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 12:21 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Steve Irwin approached to a near-miss (10 metres) distance from the Nisshin Maru and mimicked a scene from the movie “Apocalypse Now” blaring Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” from large loudspeakers and firing water cannon More >>

Sea Shepherd Rams Japanese Ship

Sunday, 7 February 2010, 10:25 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Bob Barker had suddenly approached the Yushin Maru No.3 to launch butyric acid-containing bottle projectiles. When the Yushin Maru No.3 tried to avoid this, the Bob Baker collided against its stern. More >>

New Zealand watercraft left drifting in Antarctic

Monday, 11 January 2010, 10:57 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has apparently abandoned reported efforts to salvage or tow to port the disabled New Zealand watercraft Ady Gil. Japan’s research vessels monitoring the area have confirmed that an oily substance ... More >>

NZ watercraft attacks the Nisshin Maru

Wednesday, 6 January 2010, 4:21 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The research-base vessel Nisshin Maru, currently engaged in the Japanese whale research program in the Antarctic (JARPA II) was subject to attack today for about two hours by the New Zealand-registered watercraft Ady Gil. More >>

Video Shows Violence Of Dutch Vessel

Sunday, 8 February 2009, 12:51 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The high seas terror acts and breaches of international maritime law are clearly demonstrated in a video filmed by Japanese seamen in the Antarctic today. More >>

Dutch Vessel Rams Japanese Ship For Second Time

Sunday, 8 February 2009, 12:50 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Dutch vessel, Steve Irwin, has today rammed another of the Japanese vessels in the Antarctic today, this time the Yushin Maru No.3. More >>

Sea Shepherd Attacks Whale Research Vessel

Saturday, 27 December 2008, 1:26 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Dutch vessel “Steve Irwin” last night (26 December) committed an attack against the Japanese sighting vessel Kaiko Maru, currently engaged in whale research in the Antarctic. More >>

Sea Shepherd Attacks Japan’s Research Vessels

Monday, 3 March 2008, 10:15 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

Two Japanese research crew and two Japanese coastguard officers were injured today after a planned attack by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Group in the Antarctic. More >>

Australian Customs Photos Mislead The Public

Friday, 8 February 2008, 10:54 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Institute of Cetacean Research has again condemned the Australian media for creating emotional propaganda to mislead the public. More >>

Japan Pursuing Original Plan in Southern Ocean

Thursday, 31 January 2008, 1:53 pm | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The Japanese scientific whaling program in the Southern Ocean will pursue its original research plan after the departure of both Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd back to Australia following weeks of dangerous and illegal harassment. More >>

Greenpeace Risks Lives With Its Publicity Stunts

Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 9:12 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The President of the Institute of Cetacean Research, Mr Minoru Morimoto, once again urged Greenpeace to keep a safe distance from Japan’s whaling vessels in order to ensure no lives are lost as a result of their protest activities. More >>

Sea Shep. Intruders Transferred to Oceanic Viking

Friday, 18 January 2008, 9:40 am | The Institute Of Cetacean Research

The two Sea Shepherd intruders who illegally boarded the Japanese flagged research vessel Yushin Maru No.2 have been safely transferred to the Australian Customs vessel, the Oceanic Viking. More >>

 

 

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