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Japanese Government Ship Enters Australian Waters

A Japanese government ship providing security for whalers has entered Australian waters, prompting a furious reaction from Canberra.

The Australian embassy in Tokyo lodged a protest with the Japanese government after the Shonan Maru 2 crossed into an exclusive economic zone near Macquarie Island in the Antarctic Ocean while following anti-whaling activists.

Source: Sky News. Read full article. (link)

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