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  • 19 July 2017

    An international arbitration tribunal has ruled that Russia must pay a 5.39 million euros compensation to the Netherlands for the damage to the Dutch-flagged, Greenpeace-operated Arctic Sunrise vessel, and the arrest of Greenpeace protesters in 2013. The arbitration, launched by the Netherlands, concerns the measures taken by Russia against the Dutch-flagged ship Arctic Sunrise and […]

  • 19 November 2014

    The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was detained yesterday by Spanish authorities in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, following last Saturday’s protest by Greenpeace against oil drilling by Repsol, in the Canary Islands. Mario Rodriguez, director of Greenpeace Spain, said: “The detention of the Arctic Sunrise violates the rights of all people who strive to defend the […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    An international tribunal has ordered Russia to pay EUR 5.39 million (USD 6.2 million) in damages to the Netherlands over the Greenpeace Arctic 30 dispute. The ruling comes on the back of a lengthy arbitration dating back to the boarding, seizing and detention of the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, by the Russian authorities in September […]

  • 17 November 2014

    One activist was hospitalised and another injured as Spanish Navy boats repeatedly rammed Greenpeace boats engaged in a protest by Greenpeace Spain against oil drilling in the Canary Islands, Spain, Greenpeace has announced on its website. Greenpeace has said that early Saturday morning, inflatable boats from the Greenpeace ship ‘Arctic Sunrise’ approached the ‘Rowan Renaissance’ […]

  • 3 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Russia has released the Greenpeace icebreaker, the Arctic Sunrise, ten months after its seizure during a protest against Arctic oil drilling, according to Greenpeace.   Russian authorities detained the vessel with 30 activists and journalists on board in September 2013 after the protest at the Gazprom-owned Prirazlomnaya oil rig. The detained group, which was later […]

  • 19 November 2014

    The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has been detained by Spanish authorities in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, following last Saturday’s protest against oil drilling by Repsol in the Canary Islands. On November 15, inflatable boats from the Arctic Sunrise approached the oil drilling ship Rowan Renaissance to protest against plans by Repsol to drill for […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Russia has been ordered to pay compensation to the Netherlands, for unlawfully seizing the Arctic Sunrise vessel in September 2013, according to a ruling brought by a tribunal in The Hague. The case was initiated against Russia by the Netherlands on October 4, 2013. The ship, flying the Dutch flag, is operated by Greenpeace. In […]

  • 18 September 2013

    Two Greenpeace International activists have been arrested after climbing the Gazprom oil rig Prirazlomnaya, in the remote Pechora sea, in the Russian Arctic, during a peaceful protest that has prompted “a disproportionate use of force by the Russian Coast Guard,” Greenpeace has announced. There are now no climbers remaining on the platform, but the Greenpeace International icebreaker Arctic […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Greenpeace has announced that its Arctic Sunrise vessel has been released from the port of Murmansk by the Russian Authorities.

  • 24 September 2006

    Greenpeace activists in Estonia on Monday blocked the departure of a Dutch ship that had unloaded chemical waste blamed for the deaths of seven people in Ivory Coast, the organization and news reports said. A Greenpeace statement said its ship Arctic Sunrise dropped anchor in front of the gasoline tanker Probo Koala at the Estonian […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague ruled on Monday that the Russian government broke international law by boarding a Greenpeace ship and detaining its crew following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling in 2013 and has ordered Russia to compensate the Netherlands over the seizure of the vessel. According to the ruling, the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Hague ruled on Monday that the Russian government broke international law by boarding a Greenpeace ship and detaining its crew following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling in 2013 and has ordered Russia to compensate the Netherlands over the seizure of the vessel. According to the ruling, the […]

  • 13 June 2006

    The Greenpeace boat the Arctic Sunrise has been banned from entering St Kitts in the West Indies ahead of Friday’s International Whaling Commission meeting. The boat was one of two vessels which confronted the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean earlier this year.

  • 26 August 2013

    Four members of the Russian Coast Guard today boarded the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise vessel. According to Greenpeace the Coast Guard member boarded the ship without permission. The Coast Guard embarked on the vessel used by Greenpeace to protest against offshore drilling in the Arctic region after the activists launched inflatable boats with banners reading “Save the Arctic” near […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Greenpeace is suing Russia for detaining its 30 activists back in September last year, for climbing the Gazprom oil rig Prirazlomnaya, in the remote Pechora sea, in the Russian Arctic. Below is the original release by Greenpeace, written by Sergey Golubok, a legal representative for the Arctic 30 before the European Court, and Kristin Casper, a Legal […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Russian authorities have told the Arctic 30 that they cannot leave the country.  Greenpeace has responded accusing Russia of “defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should be allowed to go home immediately.”   Russia’s Investigative Committee has written to one of the 30 – Anne Mie Jensen from Denmark […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The compensation is for the unlawful detention of Greenpeace’s ship and its 30 crew.

  • 8 June 2010

    Fresh clashes have been reported off Malta between tuna fishermen and Greenpeace. The owner of the two French fishing vessels, Jean-Marie Avallone, told AFP that a fisherman was injured when the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise rammed a trawler. But Greenpeace rejected that claim and said its ship had been trying to free tuna caught in […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s drilling rig Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are in the waters protesting with hand banners. According to the environmental organization’s statement on Thursday, the activists are there to deliver this message “Put People […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Greenpeace says it is like groundhog day for a BP-chartered drilling rig in the North Sea as the rig has made its third U-turn in as many days with activists at its tail the whole time. 

  • 20 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Environmental group Greenpeace has ended its protest in Scotland targeting BP-chartered drilling rig for its UK North Sea drilling operations after twelve days. 

  • 25 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia has dropped the first criminal charges against Arctic 30 activist Anthony Perrett. As Greenpeace reports, Mr. Perrett has requested an exit visa from the Federal Migration Service to allow him to leave Russia. Anthony is one of the people who were seized when the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was boarded after a peaceful protest […]