Friday, August 18, 2017
News

Norway Arrests Greenpeace Ship and 35 Activists During Protest at Arctic Oil Well

Norwegian authorities have detained Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise after a protest at a Statoil contracted drilling rig at Norway’s northernmost oil field in the Barents Sea, the environmental group said...

August 18, 2017
Total Views: 33

Friday, August 1, 2014
News

Greenpeace Protest Ship Departs Russia 10 Months After High Profile Arrest

A Greenpeace ship has departed Russia more than 10 months after it was arrested by Russian authorities during a high profile protest against arctic drilling.

August 1, 2014
Total Views: 3

Friday, June 6, 2014
Maritime News

Greenpeace Vessel Released from Russian Custody

Greenpeace reports today that Russia’s investigative committee (IC) has annulled the arrest of the M/V Arctic Sunrise which was taken over by Russian security forces in a raid last September....

June 6, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, November 25, 2013
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Interesting

Russian Jail Stuns Captain of Greenpeace Ship Sunk by French

The captain of a Greenpeace ship released on bail after two months of detention in a Russian prison following an Arctic protest said he and his fellow activists remain in shock at their treatment.

November 25, 2013
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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News

Russia Grants Bail to Greenpeace Ship Captain

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) — A Russian court granted bail to the captain of a Greenpeace ship that carried out a protest against oil and gas drilling in the Arctic as...

November 20, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, November 18, 2013
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News

Russia Grants Bail to Seriously Pissed Off Greenpeace Medic

By Maria Tsvetkova ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 18 (Reuters) – A Russian court granted bail on Monday to one of 30 people held in pre-trial detention over a Sept. 18...

November 18, 2013
Total Views: 0

Friday, November 8, 2013
News

New Video Shows Russian Forces Boarding Greenpeace Vessel Arctic Sunrise

Greenpeace has released this previously unseen footage allegedly showing a Russian boarding team repelling onto the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in the Pechora Sea.

November 8, 2013
Total Views: 3

Monday, October 21, 2013
Uncategorized

Dutch Ask Sea Law Tribunal To Release Greenpeace Crew

The Dutch government on Monday asked the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to order Russia to release 30 people detained last month during an environmental protest in...

October 21, 2013
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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News

Putin Gets Earful from German Chancellor Regarding Greenpeace Arrests

BERLIN, Oct 16 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday of her concerns over the arrest of Greenpeace activists after a protest at an...

October 16, 2013
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
News

Sailors Unions Defend Greenpeace Crew

By Bruce Vail, Working hand-in-glove, two unions of merchant seafarers in several countries are agitating for the release of the Arctic 30, a multinational group of officers, crew, activists and journalists seized...

October 15, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, October 14, 2013
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News

U.S. Captain of Greenpeace Vessel Denied Bail in Russia

MOSCOW, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Russia denied bail on Monday to the American captain of a Greenpeace ship and two other foreign activists who are among 30 environmentalists arrested on...

October 14, 2013
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
News

Russia Says Drugs Seized on Greenpeace Ship as New Charges Loom

Russian investigators said they found morphine and opium straw onboard the ship as well as “dual-use” equipment that may have been intended for other than ecological purposes.

October 9, 2013
Total Views: 9

Sunday, October 6, 2013
Press Releases

gCaptain Radio Episode 16 – Greenpeace

This week marks the 16th episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles. gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download via...

October 6, 2013
Total Views: 0

Piracy

Russia Dismisses Dutch Legal Action Over Greenpeace Activists

Russia shrugged off Dutch legal action over its detention and prosecution of Greenpeace activists for piracy on Saturday as protesters took to the streets internationally to call for the 30 detainees to be freed.

October 6, 2013
Total Views: 6

Friday, October 4, 2013
News

Netherlands Takes Legal Action Against Russia Over Greenpeace Activists

"The Netherlands today began an arbitration procedure on the basis of the (United Nations) Convention on the Law of the Sea," Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans wrote in a letter to the Dutch parliament.

October 4, 2013
Total Views: 16

Thursday, October 3, 2013
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Piracy

Greenpeace’s ‘Arctic 30’ Charged with Piracy as Gazprom Says ‘Tragedy’ Averted

Russia charged 30 people with piracy after Greenpeace activists tried to board an Arctic oil platform as OAO Gazprom said the protest threatened to have “tragic” consequences for workers under water at the time.

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
News

Russian Authorities Charge Greenpeace Activists with Piracy

The piracy charges, which Greenpeace said were absurd, are punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

October 2, 2013
Total Views: 1

Monday, September 30, 2013
News

Russia to Charge Greenpeace Activists Over Arctic Protest

“Charges will be filed shortly,” the Investigative Committee in Moscow said on its website today, although they seem to be backing away from the piracy charge.

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 10

Friday, September 27, 2013
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News

A Violation of Human Rights

Freedom of the press is something that I as an American, and many other countries, are extremely fortunate to enjoy.  This freedom has held our government and industries accountable for...

September 27, 2013
Total Views: 0

Thursday, September 26, 2013
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News

Russia’s Imprisonment of Greenpeace Freelance Photographer Crosses the Line

It’s clear that the entire spectrum of opinions is covered when it comes to the arrest of the Greenpeace activists on September 19th. Some people are fervently in favor of...

September 26, 2013
Total Views: 0