Breaking News: Kangei Maru Ready for Operations in April

The Kangei Maru, a whaling slaughter factory ship, will depart Shimonoseki on April 21st. Following its unveiling in Tokyo, it will begin operations off the coast of Hokkaido and other areas on the 25th.

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The New 'Kangei Maru' Whaling Mothership

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Our Work: Aggressive, Non-Violent Direct Action

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The Kangei Maru poses a real threat to whales worldwide. Newly built to slaughter whales and we need your support to stop the ship at sea.
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With the new Japanese whaling slaughter house finished with construction, whales face a deadly, efficient, and destructive ship, the Kangei Maru.
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