Whales: The Sea Shepherd organization has a new boat … And that may change a lot!

With his equipment out of the future, his cockpit is completely surrounded by windshields so he can scan the 360-degree horizon while remaining safe, his speed surpassing that of any whaler (50 to 55 km / h depending on the weather conditions) thanks to four engines coupled with a hybrid propulsion system, they will be much more effective to prevent whaling!

Its powerful water cannon will both blind the poachers and discourage attempts to board … and it will also have a platform for landing a helicopter. A vast program!

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“It’s the game of the cat and the mouse,” says Cornelissen, still in the columns of the World.

“To prevent the winching of the cetacean caught from the harpooner vessel to the factory equipped vessel to cut up and put it in boxes, we have to get behind it … but so far the harpooners are walking at 20 knots [37 km / h] we spotted often before we found their factory ships, much slower. “

With this boat, the militants will now be able to fight and this time, it is probably the vessels of whalers who are likely to sad side!

Because the Sea Shepherd organization has already had some hard shots during very violent clashes, during meetings with poachers who degenerated. For example, in 2010, one of the Sea Shepherd boats, the Ady Gil, sank after a collision with a Japanese whaler.

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