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

July 31, 2015
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Thursday, July 30, 2015
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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

July 30, 2015
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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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

July 29, 2015
Total Views: 35

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

June 15, 2015
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Countdown to Mass Protest Begins as Shell’s Arctic Drilling Rig Arrives in Puget Sound

Greenpeace’s “Mosquito Fleet” in Port Angeles harbor in Puget Sound greeted the arctic-class semisubmersible drilling rig Polar Pioneer as it

April 18, 2015
Total Views: 1

Friday, April 17, 2015

Shell Rig Arrives in Washington Sans Greenpeace Activists

The 674-foot semi-submersible heavy lift ship Blue Marlin arrived Friday to its anchorage in Port Angeles Bay, Washington with Shell's arctic-bound oil rig

April 17, 2015
Total Views: 42

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Greenpeace Activists Forced Off Shell Oil Rig

Six Greenpeace activists have been forced off one of Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rigs in the Pacific Ocean due to weather. The six activists boarded the

April 12, 2015
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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Shell Seeks to Remove Greenpeace Activists From Drilling Rig

Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it has filed a complaint in federal court in Alaska seeking an order to remove Greenpeace activists who climbed aboard an oil rig in

April 7, 2015
Total Views: 13

Monday, April 6, 2015
Maritime News

Greenpeace Activists Board Shell’s Arctic-bound Oil Rig

Six Greenpeace activists have climbed aboard a Shell oil rig as it makes its way across the Pacific Ocean bound for Seattle and ultimately the Alaskan arctic.

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise Detained, Again.

A year after being detained by Russian authorities, Greenpeace’s vessel Arctic Sunrise is once again under the control of government authorities.  This

November 18, 2014
Total Views: 26

Sunday, November 16, 2014
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Shocking Video Shows Spanish Navy Attacking Greenpeace Protesters Off Canary Islands

In a bold move of aggression on Saturday morning, Spanish Navy rigid-hulled inflatable boats repeatedly slammed into Greenpeace protesters off the Canary

November 16, 2014
Total Views: 204

Friday, August 1, 2014

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

August 1, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, June 20, 2014
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Greenpeace Cheers as Statoil Comes Up Dry in the Northern Barents

By Mikael Holter June 20 (Bloomberg) — Statoil ASA failed to find oil in the northernmost site ever drilled off Norway’s Arctic tip. The Apollo well,

June 20, 2014
Total Views: 1

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

June 6, 2014
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Greenpeace Boards Transocean Spitsbergen Rig

15 Greenpeace activists boarded the Transocean Spitsbergen semi-submersible drilling rig this morning in protest of Statoil’s arctic drilling plans and

May 27, 2014
Total Views: 30

Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Confronting the Bear: An Interview with Greenpeace’s Captain Peter Willcox

On May 1st, Greenpeace activists were out in numbers in Rotterdam to “greet” the Sovcomflot-owned ice-class shuttle tanker Mikhail Ulyanov

May 15, 2014
Total Views: 44

Thursday, May 1, 2014
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Maritime News

Greenpeace Goes Bananas as Sovcomflot Tanker Arrives in Rotterdam

Sovcomflot’s ice class shuttle tanker Mikhail Ulyanov has been the target of a huge Greenpeace protest today upon arrival in Rotterdam. The tanker, which

May 1, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, March 3, 2014

Australia Approved Port Expansion Plan Near Great Barrier Reef Despite Warnings

Australia approved coal port expansion plans that involve dredging and dumping millions of cubic meters of sand near the Great Barrier Reef despite earlier

March 3, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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Russia Drops Charges Against Greenpeace Activists

Russia formally dropped criminal charges against Greenpeace activists arrested in a protest over Arctic oil drilling on Wednesday, under a Kremlin amnesty

December 25, 2013
Total Views: 3

Monday, November 25, 2013
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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

November 25, 2013
Total Views: 13