MacQuarie Island


Japanese Harpoon Ship Enters Australian Whale Sanctuary

By Sea Shepherd Australia Melbourne, Australia Feb. 9, 2014 — At 2023 AEDT on February 8, the Yushin Maru No. 3, one of three harpoon ships of the Japanese whaling fleet, entered the Australian Whale Sanctuary at the 200 nautical mile limit of the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surrounding Macquarie […]


Japanese Harpoon Ship Closing in on Australian Whale Sanctuary

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA January 9, 2014 — The Yushin Maru No. 3, one of three harpoon ships of the Japanese whaling fleet, is currently approaching the 200 nautical mile limit of the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone surrounding Macquarie Island, and entering the Australian Whale Sanctuary. The ship is tailing the Sea […]


Sea Shepherd’s Bob Barker Ship Loses Shonan Maru No. 2

SEA SHEPHERD’S BOB BARKER SHIP LOSES TAIL – SEA SHEPHERD APPLAUDS AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT   Feb. 1, 2013 – MELBOURNE, Australia — Earlier today at approximately 0730 AEDT the Sea Shepherd ship SSS Bob Barker was sailing up the East side of Macquarie Island with the good news that the Japanese […]