February 6, 2009

Sea Shepherd continues its confrontation with the Japanese whalers. The Steve Irwin collides with the Yushin Maru No 3.

February 6, 2009

The Japanese whaling fleet resumes whaling and murders a whale. The Steve Irwin is blocked by the Yushin Maru No 2.

February 5, 2009

The Steve Irwin again confronts the Japanese fleet in the Southern Whale Sanctuary. The whaling ships circle the Steve Irwin while aiming illegal LRADs (Long Range Acoustic Devices) at Sea Shepherd crew members.

February 2, 2009

The Steve Irwin confronts the Japanese fleet in the Southern Whale Sanctuary. The whalers deploy water cannons and throw objects at Sea Shepherd crewmembers

January 7, 2009

The Steve Irwin offers assistance to the Japanese fleet by marine VHF radio in English and in Japanese. The Yushin Maru #3 replied in Japanese that they did not want any help from an "eco-terrorist" organization.

December 26, 2008

The Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin confronts the Kaiko Maru

December 20, 2008

Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin finds and engages the Japanese whaler Yushin Maru No. 2


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