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...massive size of the Nisshin Maru.
The Japanese factory ship is headed into the ice.
Gojira’s Captain, Locky MacLean makes the unbelievable decision to continue on and follow the ship. He's risking the fiberglass-built vessel and his crew to do whatever they can to stop Japanese whaling.
If they don't keep the Nisshin in their sights, they may lose the chance to stop any further whaling for the season.
There is ice everywhere. It’s like a mine field of ice in every direction.
Captain McLean decides to use the Gojira’s speed to go through an area... (more)
... whaling ship.
One of the boats takes its final pass in front of the Yushin Maru and deploys their prop fouler line.
They speed ahead to stay out of the way of the ship. Now, it’s time to wait and see if this deployment has been successful. They look back and wait. Is the Japanese whaling ship slowing down at all?
Success! The ship is slowing and soon enough comes to a complete halt in the ocean.
One of the Sea Shepherd crew members calls out, “Put that in your prop and smoke it, boys!”
Finally, the Yushin Maru is dead in the water.
Captain Paul Watson must decide to follow the Nisshin Maru into the path of ice or go down around and hope the Japanese whaling ship and its crew don’t double back to continue whaling.
Watson decides he would rather go around and possibly lose them rather than possibly damaging the Steve Irwin vessel and losing the opportunity to stop their whaling for the entire whaling season.
After the helicopter pilot, Chris Aultman flies 5 trips – 9 hours flying during a 19-hour day, Aultman has to stop and rest. He is exhausted.
Captain Watson is now afraid that he has also... (more)
... held indefinitely and possibly sold. This would not only be a financial hardship for Sea Shepherd, but more importantly, it could prevent us from reaching the Faeroe Islands to protect pilot whales and threaten our ability to defend whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary from the Japanese whaling fleet this December.
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An anonymous tip gives the crew of the Steve Irwin a chance to locate the Japanese whaling factory ship, Nisshin Maru. But because the tip is 2 days old, the crew is working within a 200-mile radius.
With this guide, helicopter pilot, Chris Aultman takes to the sky in search 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... (more)
...This is the point of reference the Steve Irwin will head toward as they begin their search. According to officials, the crew was commemorating the discovery of the South Pole.
Captain Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Founder leading all efforts focused on ending Japanese whaling recognizes the name of the captain said to be onboard the Beserk. He says if the sailors are somewhere to be found, this man is the one to give the five-member crew the best chance of survival.
Even after the New Zealand Navy has turned back to go home due to a storm, the crew... (more)
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