Southern Ocean: ships collision. Japanese whaler the Nisshin Maru rams Sea Shepherd vessels, the Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker. Activists tried to prevent whaler’s refuelling from the Sun Laurel tanker, which was also grazed. Nobody injured.
Japan and Norway, STOP KILLING WHALES!
15 February 2013 –The Dutch-flagged, Dutch-owned, Australian operated Sea Shepherd Ship (SSS) Bob Barker intervenes as the Japanese harpoon ship Yushin Maru No. 2 attempts to transfer (and sadly succeeds in the end) a poached minke whale, illegally killed in Australian Antarctic Waters, to the Japanese factory ship, Nisshin Maru.