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Greenpeace Images: Striken Japanese Whaler

Greenpeace Images: Stricken Japanese Whaler In Southern Ocean

Greenpeace has released these images after the Greenpeace vessel MY Esperanza reached the Japanese Whaling fleet's factory ship Nisshin Mauru, which was disabled by fire in the Southern Ocean. Greenpeace has offered to assist towing the oil-laden vessel out of the region for environmental reasons.

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February 14th 2007. Southern Ocean. The MY Esperanza in the Southern Ocean. The Greenpeace vessel is on its way to offer assistance to the Japanese Whaling fleet's factory ship Nisshin Mauru after it caught fire. Greenpeace has offered to tow the factory ship out of the Whale Sanctuary and the pristine Antarctic Environment. ©Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

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Beltra/Greenpeace
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February 17th 2007, Ross Sea, Southern Ocean. The disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru with a re-fuelling vessel and hunter vessel tied alongside. Fire broke out on the Nisshin Maru on Thursday and one man is still missing.The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is close by, and has repeated the offer to assist the whaling fleet including possibly towing her out of the Southern Ocean. ©Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

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Beltra/Greenpeace
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February 17th 2007, Ross Sea, Southern Ocean. The disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru with a re-fuelling vessel and hunter vessel tied alongside. Fire broke out on the Nisshin Maru on Thursday and one man is still missing. The Nisshin Maru as a list. The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is close by, and has repeated the offer to assist the whaling fleet including possibly towing her out of the Southern Ocean. ©Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

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Beltra/Greenpeace
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February 17th 2007, Ross Sea, Southern Ocean. The disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru with a re-fuelling vessel and hunter vessel tied alongside. Fire broke out on the Nisshin Maru on Thursday and one man is still missing.The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is close by, and has repeated the offer to assist the whaling fleet including possibly towing her out of the Southern Ocean. On the image, the deck of the Nisshin Maru. ©Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

©Daniel
Beltra/Greenpeace
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February 17th 2007, Ross Sea, Southern Ocean. The disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru with a re-fuelling vessel and hunter vessel tied alongside. Fire broke out on the Nisshin Maru on Thursday and one man is still missing. The Nisshin Maru has a list. The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is close by, and has repeated the offer to assist the whaling fleet including possibly towing her out of the Southern Ocean. ©Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

©Daniel
Beltra/Greenpeace
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February 17th 2007, Ross Sea, Southern Ocean. The MY Esperanza in the foreground of the disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru, a re-fuelling vessel and a hunter vessel tied alongside it. Fire broke out on the Nisshin Maru last Thursday and one man is still missing.The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is there to offer to assist the whaling fleet including possibly towing her out of the Southern Ocean. ©Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

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SEE:

  • Greenpeace - Greenpeace arrives with Nisshin Maru
  • Greenpeace - Greenpeace Ready To Tow Stricken Japanese Whaler
  • The Institute Of Cetacean Research - Update 3: Nisshin Maru Fire
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