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An extraordinary statement came from the SSCS Pirate Group cult leader in this morning's PR. They are broke and do not have the money to refuel the MS Steve Irwin in Wellington, NZ when she arrives there. From the beginning NAUTICAL LOG has said that this year was different and 'Wats-his-name' was looking for an excuse to run away and hide. For whatever reason, perhaps due to ill health, he has lost his nerve to follow through with his aggressive tactics. For the second year running the SSCS have accomplished nothing effective in their anti-whaling efforts except dramatic bombastic meaningless Press Releases.
Now believe it or not this very contemptible person is begging for money and threatening his crews that they must contribute to the cost of resupply and refuelling. He says that he is donating $5000.00 of his "own" money towards a total cost of $192,000.00 to fill the vessels tanks. Of course needless to say this is just another maritime law he is breaking as it is illegal under International Maritime Law to demand money from a crew to support the operation of a vessel regardless of the Classification of the vessel.
We therefore formally request the International Transport Federation (ITF) through and with the New Zealand Maritime Unions to place a detention writ on the vessel MS Steve Irwin when it arrives in New Zealand Waters. We request this writ on behalf of the Seafarers involved who are not able to protect themselves .
On past occasions NAUTICAL LOG has made a point to help the ITF in its endeavours to protect Seafarers, now it is the turn of the ITF to acknowledge those efforts and respond to our request. However far more importantly to assist defenceless seafarers, that is the crew of the MS Steve Irwin, against this SSCS cult leader Paul Watson.
NAUTICAL LOG sincerely believes this a ploy to maintain leadership of the SSCS cult and is also the excuse 'Wats-his-name' has been looking for not to return to The Southern Ocean. It also appears that the movement amongst a section of the crewmembers and shore staff of SSCS to replace 'Wats-his-name' has been successful, he is now conning people once again to pay for his lifestyle.
You can read his PR con for yourselves in SSCS PR Sea Shepherd Flagship Steve Irwin Needs Your Help! It is worth reading as an example of total drivel and a scam appeal.
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