Permalink: https://photo.greenpeace.org/archive/Kyushin-Maru-in-Southern-Ocean-27MZIFLETQ1J.htmlConceptually similarWhaling Fleet in Southern OceanGP018MACompleted★★★★Whaling Fleet in Southern OceanGP018Y0Completed★★★★Yushin Maru in Southern OceanGP0199ACompleted★★★★Yushin Maru in Southern OceanGP018W5Completed★★★★Oriental Bluebird in Southern OceanGP0195OCompleted★★★★Nisshin Maru in Southern OceanGP018CGCompleted★★★★Sakyo Noda, Southern OceanGP018Y1Completed★★★★Communication Esperanza to Nisshin MaruGP019DJCompleted★★★★Nisshin Maru in Southern OceanGP018L9Completed★★★★View AllGP019HVKyushin Maru in Southern OceanThe Kyushin Maru, a ship which is part of the Japanese whaling fleet. Despite a moratorium on commercial whaling, the hunt for whale meat continues through the loophole of "scientific purposes".Locations:International Waters-Ross Sea-Southern OceanDate:19 Feb, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / Daniel BeltráMaximum size:3504px X 2336pxKeywords:Aerial view-Climate (campaign title)-Day-Fishing ships-Harbours-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Oceans (topography)-Outdoors-Whaling-Whaling shipsShoot:Defending Our Oceans Southern Ocean Tour 2007The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is on her route towards Antarctica through the icy reaches of the Southern Ocean. This is the end of the 14 month Defending Our Oceans expedition which was started by a trip to the Southern Ocean to confront the Japanese government's whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. At the end of this expedition Greenpeace return to the whale sanctuary too, once again, defend the whales. Despite a moratorium on commercial whaling, the hunt for whale meat continues through the loophole of "scientific purposes".