The Steve Irwin is now 400 miles south of Australia with the Shonan Maru #2 in pursuit at a distance of 10 nautical miles. The three Australian men who boarded the Japanese vessel remain detained on the ship.
MacQuarie Island is also a World Heritage Site and a whale killing vessel has no business in the waters of a World Heritage Site.
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2011-12 Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign