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PM should replace 'rammed' Ady Gil - Greens
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Source: Herald Sun

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd should cough up the $1.5 million needed to replace the anti-whaling ship Ady Gil, which was "rammed" by Japanese whalers, the Australian Greens said.
Leader Bob Brown also wants the Federal Government to send an Australian navy ship to the Southern Ocean to police the conflict zone.

Sea Shepard's futuristic light-weight vessel the Ady Gil had its bow sheared off in a collision with the Japanese whaler's ship Shonan Maru 2 yesterday.

"Kevin Rudd should be replacing that ship," Senator Brown told Fairfax Radio Network.

"(And) I think a naval ship should be down there. A whale observation ship, a naval ship, would have stopped that behaviour.

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