Sunday, June 6, 2021
Cruise Ships

“No Big Ships” Protesters Try To Block Cruise Ship Departure

By Giulia Segreti (Reuters) The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, but some local residents protested over the return to normal,...

June 6, 2021
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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
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Monday, May 25, 2015

Activists Chained to Shell Supply Vessel Decide to Come Down

  Two activists who secured themselves to a Shell offshore supply vessel moored in Bellingham, Washington this weekend have both decided to come down. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that activist Chiara...

May 25, 2015
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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 semi-submersible rig Polar Pioneer on...

April 12, 2015
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Monday, September 29, 2014
Maritime News

Israeli Containership Heads for L.A. After Oakland Protest

LOS ANGELES, Sept 29 (Reuters) – An Israeli-owned container ship that was blocked from unloading its cargo at the Port of Oakland by pro-Palestinian protesters over the weekend was headed...

September 29, 2014
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Greek Shipyard Workers Take The Offensive, Break Into Defense Ministry

ATHENS–Greek shipyard workers clashed with riot police Thursday after protesters stormed the country’s defence ministry in a dispute over unpaid wages. The protestors forced their way past gated guard posts and entered...

October 4, 2012
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Monday, May 21, 2012

Greenpeace Protestors Sideline U.S.-Bound Bulk Carrier in Brazil

A bulk carrier scheduled to pick up a cargo of pig iron destined for the U.S. is stuck at anchor near Sao Luis, Brazil after Greenpeace protestors have attached themselves...

May 21, 2012
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Shipyard Protest – Forget Occupy Wall Street And Take A Lesson From Ms. Kim

Occupy Wall Street has grabbed the headlines but momentum is slowing and their message is falling on deaf ears in Washington. Maybe they would be more effective if they took...

November 16, 2011
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

“Occupy” Protestors Shut Down Port of Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif.—The Occupy Oakland protesters’ call for a general strike Wednesday largely fizzled as organizers failed to rally significant support from unions, but protesters brought operations at the Port of...

November 3, 2011
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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Greenpeace Anti-Ship Tactics – The Anchor Pod

On March 24th 1999, ATC’s supertanker Marine Columbia entered Prince William sound to find the SeaLand SeaRiver vessels anchored far from port. The mate on watch was aware of the...

September 30, 2010
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Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Maritime News – More Hawaii Superferry Cancellations

Looks the Hawaii Superferry is running into even more trouble with environmental opposition. The New York Times tells us:

September 25, 2007
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