Sea Shephard’s hi-tech anti-whaling speedboat Ady Gil was virtually cut in half by a Japanese ship running interference for whalers this week. The Japanese Shonan Maru hit the speedboat during one of the confrontations at sea. At video of the ship is found at the site below.
There were six crew members on the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society speedboat. The speedboat was launched in 2009, here.
The group routinely throws ropes in the water to try to disable the propellers and hits ships with stink bombs.
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