Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Investigation of a methane leak in the North SeaUntersuchung eines Methan-Lecks in der Nordsee

Greenpeace Finds North Sea Gas Leak Caused By Offshore Blow-out

Activists on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza have discovered a large methane leak located in the British exclusive economic zone in the North Sea. Using a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle,...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Jury Opposes Felony Charges for Protesters Who Shut Houston Ship Channel

By Liz Hampton March 4 (Reuters) – A Texas grand jury on Wednesday declined to issue felony indictments against a group of Greenpeace USA activists who closed a key oil...

March 4, 2020
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Maritime News

Shell Wins Court Ruling Banning Activists From North Sea Oil Platforms

By Olivia Konotey-Ahulu (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc won a court ruling preventing environmental protesters from boarding unmanned oil installations in the North Sea. Greenpeace activists in October boarded...

December 4, 2019
Total Views: 9

Monday, October 14, 2019
greenpeace brent protest
Maritime News

Greenpeace Climbs Decommissioned North Sea Platform

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists boarded two Royal Dutch Shell oil platforms in the British North Sea on Monday in protest against plans to leave...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, September 13, 2019
Maritime News

Greenpeace Activists Arrested for Blocking Houston Ship Channel

By Simon Casey and Barbara Powell (Bloomberg) –More than a dozen Greenpeace activists were arrested Thursday after partially shutting the Houston Ship Channel by suspending themselves from a bridge spanning...

September 13, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Greepeace Protesters Block Upper Houston Ship Channel

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 22 Greenpeace USA...

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 7

Monday, February 5, 2018
greenpeace arctic drilling protest

Greenpeace Appeals After Losing Norwegian Arctic Drilling Lawsuit

By Alister Doyle and Terje Solsvik OSLO, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Environmental groups launched an appeal on Monday after an Oslo court rejected their arguments that Norway’s oil and gas exploration...

February 5, 2018
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
offshore drilling rig

Norway Environmental Lawsuit Says Arctic Oil Plan Violates Constitution

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Norway’s plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the...

November 14, 2017
Total Views: 10

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Maritime News

Greenpeace Activists Scale Car Carrier in Thames Estuary

By Costas Pitas LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while...

September 21, 2017
Total Views: 9

Friday, August 18, 2017

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: 25

Friday, July 21, 2017
greenpeace arctic drilling protest
Maritime News

Greenpeace Activists Protest Near Statoil Drilling Rig in Barents Sea

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, July 21 (Reuters) – Environmental activists protested on Friday near an offshore rig contracted by Statoil in the remote Norwegian Arctic, where the firm is looking...

July 21, 2017
Total Views: 9

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Russia Says Greenpeace Boat Seizure Ruling Encourages Illegal Protests

MOSCOW, July 20 (Reuters) – Russia rejected a ruling by an international arbitration court which said Moscow must pay damages for seizing a Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel, saying on Thursday that...

July 20, 2017
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Russia Told to Pay Dutch $6 Million Over Greenpeace ‘Arctic Sunrise’ Seizure

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, July 18 (Reuters) – Russia must pay the Netherlands more than 5 million euros ($5.79 million)in damages for seizing a Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel in 2013 and...

July 18, 2017
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Seven Chinese Vessels Detained Off West Africa for Illegal Fishing

By Emma Farge DAKAR, May 2 (Reuters) – Authorities in West Africa have detained eight seven Chinese vessels for fishing illegally and the boat owners could be subject to millions of dollars...

May 3, 2017
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Russia Ordered to Compensate Greenpeace Over ‘Arctic Sunrise’ Ship Seizure

  AMSTERDAM, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay compensation for seizing the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise during a protest against an offshore...

August 25, 2015
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Friday, August 14, 2015
Offshore News

Greenpeace Protesters Face Steep Fines for Bridge Hanging Stunt

  By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – Five Greenpeace protesters who dangled from a Portland, Oregon, bridge for two days in a bid to block a Royal Dutch Shell...

August 14, 2015
Total Views: 0

Friday, July 31, 2015

WATCH: Shell Icebreaker Threads Bridge Hanger’s Barricade

  By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore., July 30 (Reuters) – An icebreaking vessel key to Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic departed Portland, Oregon, late...

July 31, 2015
Total Views: 9

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Greenpeace Bridge Hangers Stand Off With Shell Icebreaker As Fines Rack Up

Update 2: The Shell icebreaker Fennica threaded through the human barricade late Thursday. Check out the video from the scene.  Update: Greenpeace updated at 3:31 PM PDT that thirteen bridge climbers...

July 30, 2015
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Maritime News

Greenpeace Activists Hang from Bridge to Block Shell Icebreaker

  A group of twenty six Greenpeace activists have suspended themselves from a bridge in Portland, Oregon in an effort to stop Shell icebreaker from heading back to Alaska where...

July 29, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, June 15, 2015
Maritime News

Shell’s Polar Pioneer Rig Departs Seattle Amid Protests

  SEATTLE, June 15 (Reuters) – A Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling rig that will search for oil in the Arctic left its temporary base in Seattle on Monday for...

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 3