Netherlands: Rotterdam whale meat blockade
Activists stop a major
transport of whale meat on way from Iceland to Japan
02 April 2010
At around 4:30 this morning, our activists took action against
commercial whaling and trade in whale meat by blocking a container ship with
fin whale meat onboard bound for Japan from Iceland.
chained themselves to the mooring ropes of the container ship NYK ORION,
which has meat from 13 endangered fin whales onboard in seven containers.
Greenpeace is calling on the authorities to seize the containers and
urging the protection of whales at the upcoming meeting of the International