This handout image received and taken on February 2, 2014, by the Sea Shepherd Australia Ltd shows Yushin Maru changing course to overtake the Steve Irwin in the waters off Antarctica. Militant anti-whaling campaigners Sea Shepherd on February 2, 2014 said one of their ships was rammed during
This handout image received and taken on February 2, 2014, by the Sea Shepherd Australia Ltd shows Yushin Maru changing course to overtake the Steve Irwin in the waters off Antarctica. Militant anti-whaling campaigners Sea Shepherd on February 2, 2014 said one of their ships was rammed during "aggressive" and "unprovoked" confrontations with the Japanese in the Southern Ocean. AFP photo - Eliza Muirhead

Reports of Japanese ships ramming Sea Shepherd

THE conflict over whaling in the southern seas took an explosive turn, with claims a Japanese whaling vessel struck at least one of Sea Shepherd's protest ships on Sunday.

Reports emerged Sunday that said Japanese vessels had collided with the protest ships, in the latest escalation in operations in Ross Sea.



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