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...away from the Gojira and moving closer to icy waters. The Gojira cannot continue tracking the Nisshin. Before long, the ship is almost out of sight.
Finally and unexpectedly, the crew of the Gojira catch a break.
Through their binoculars, crew members catch sight of the Bob Barker.
This Sea Shepherd vessel will now be able to take the lead, pursuing the Nisshin and protecting the whales from being slaughtered by Japanese harpoons.
Cheers come from both vessels. The Gojira slows down and radios the Bob Barker, letting the captain know that the Gojira... (more)
...another prop fouler line to stop the Yushin Maru.
As they come across the front of the ship, it's the small boat that is clipped by the Yushin Maru.
Radio calls go out to the small vessel. Luckily this time both the crew and the motor are intact.
Pottsy calls into the Bob Barker to let them know their status. With both small boats having minimal fuel left, the Bob Barker crew says they need just one more line to tangle into the propeller of the Japanese whaling ship.
One of the boats takes its final pass in front of the Yushin Maru and deploys their prop... (more)
...Nisshin Maru is slipping through the ice and out of their sight.
There has to be some way to help them track the Nisshin Maru. There is. If the Steve irwin can't keep up with the Nisshin Maru heading through the ice at 12 to 13 knots, there is another option.
Right now, the Bob Barker is following the Sun Laurel, the alleged refueling ship of the Japanese whaling fleet. Now it's time to see if this is indeed the case.
The crew from the Bob Barker decide to take a huge risk and send out a small motor boat to place a tracking device on the Sun Laurel. They will... (more)
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Founder, Paul Watson is down to the wire and may lose their flagship, the Steve Irwin. Watson, made famous by Animal Planet's reality TV series, "Whale Wars" has been an animal rights activist for decades and was an original member of Greenpeace.
Today, he and an elite team of Sea Shepherds sail the oceans in their efforts to stop whaling and other endangered sea life, including bluefin tuna.
In an attempt to save the Steve Irwin, Watson has posted the following letter and video clip (click link in video box to left of article) asking... (more)
...of the Nisshin Maru. It's 5:00 am. Despite the tip, the Steve Irwin is running out of fuel and they are alone.
Two thousand miles from the Steve Irwin, the Sea Shepherd's fastest vessel, the Gojira is stuck in port. Problems with the motor still persist.
Meanwhile, the Bob Barker is tailing the Japanese whaler's possible fueling vessel, the Sun Laurel.
But with the harpoon boat tailing them, the Bob Barker is unavailable to help the Steve Irwin in its search for the lead whaling ship.
With one day left of fuel, the Steve Irwin is running down to its... (more)
As they approach, it becomes clearer that it's a life raft of some sort. You can hear the tension mount as crew members are holding their breath wondering what they might find.
The life raft has been destroyed - ripped to shreds. As they finally approach the remains, the crew is concerned that they will find bodies. Finally, close enough to see what is left from the destroyed, black life raft, they only find the raft. No bodies are found. There may still be hope for the crew from the Beserk.
The Steve Irwin makes a call into the New Zealand Search and Rescue to give them... (more)
Last week, two crew members from the Bob Barker suffered hypothermia after waiting in small motor boats for more than 12 hours. Finally, all Sea Shepherd crew are now back on board the Bob Barker.
Meanwhile, the Steve Irwin has received a distress call from the New Zealand Search and Rescue. They are asking for the crew onboard the Steve Irwin to help find the five missing crew members who were onboard a Norwegian-registered yacht, the Berserk.
The Berserk sent a distress call approximately 18 nautical miles (33km) north of Scott Base in the Ross Sea. This is the point of... (more)
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