| Apr 1, 2014

Ruling puts whaling in doubt

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi says he will look for ways to continue whaling despite an order by the world court to discontinue the hunt.

Whalers return with smallest haul

Apr 9, 2013

Whalers return with smallest haul

The three-ship whaling fleet led by the Nisshin Maru has returned to the port of Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, after completing this season’s hunt in the Antarctic. Multiple dents were visible on the bow and hull of the Nisshin Maru, which collided with vessels of ...