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  • 31 January 2018

    Five Greenpeace activists jumped aboard an offshore supply vessel in the Port on Taranaki, New Zealand on Wednesday, locking themselves to the vessel, protesting against oil exploration in the country.

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Six Greenpeace activists boarded Stolt Tenacity off Spain over the weekend.

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace activists broke into Port Taranaki and boarded a support vessel on January 31.

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace activists have intercepted a vessel carrying workers to the Gazprom-operated Prirazlomnaya platform in Pechora Sea, offshore Russia, Greenpeace has reported. The activists’ boat is now attached to the anchor chain of the Anna Akhmatova vessel, preventing the ship from lifting anchor and sailing to the platform. Greenpeace statement says that the vessel “is not […]

  • 2 November 2015

    A 155m long bulk carrier, Alppila, transporting coal to a power plant in central Helsinki, Finland, was prevented from entering the Port of Helsinki and steamed away from the port accompanied by a Finnish coast guard vessel, following a protest from Greenpeace activists, the environmental organization said. The activists from Finland, Denmark, Austria and Spain set out in […]

  • 6 May 2013

    Activists are thought to be responsible for damaging earthwork at a pipeline creek crossing near Miles, QGC, a BG Unit and the operator of the QCLNG project said. The damage is intended to disrupt the Queensland Curtis LNG Project The activists, believed not to come from the gas fields, are associated with the Greens and […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in an effort to end the imprisonment of 28 activists and two freelance journalists, captured by the Russian authorities for being involved in a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic drilling […]

  • 29 May 2014

    The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is blocking the arrival of Statoil’s Transocean Spitsbergen oil rig in the Arctic by occupying the exact location where the company plans to drill the world’s northernmost well.

  • 28 January 2008

    Sea Shepherd anti-whaling activists in the Southern Ocean hope to continue their protest after refuelling in Melbourne. The hardline activist group is also planning new tactics they say will allow them to stop the Japanese taking any whales at all during next season’s hunt.

  • 29 May 2014

    After 48 hours, the last seven Greenpeace International activists have been removed from Statoil’s oil rig Transocean Spitsbergen in the Barents Sea.

  • 30 September 2013

    Russian authorities have arrested eight more Greenpeace activists. A total of thirty people have now been arrested, after two Greenpeace members climbed a Gazprom-operated offshore platform in the Pechora Sea earlier this month. The activists will, according to information provided by Greenpeace, be detained for two months, pending a piracy investigation. The organization’s Arctic Sunrise ship […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    British oil major BP has served an injunction to Greenpeace in order to stop the actions of the environmentalist group’s activists aboard a rig currently under contract with the company.

  • 21 August 2017

    Greenpeace UK activists are staging a protest in front of the UK headquarters of the oil giant BP, protesting against the company’s plans to drill near a coral reef offshore Brazil. The protesters were carrying signs which read “BP, back off the Amazon Reef” and  tropical fish and jellyfish shaped inflatables, depicting the marine life […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Activists from the environmental group Greenpeace are still occupying a Transocean rig, contracted by BP for drilling operations in the UK North Sea.

  • 26 February 2008

    Anti-whaling activists say they’ve bugged ‘several’ Japanese whaling ships, allowing them to track the fleet’s location for at least another year. Activists from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) claim to have hidden devices on a number of whaling vessels, including the harpoon vessel Yushin Maru 2 which was boarded by two protesters last month.

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand dropped the charges laid against Greenpeace following the organization’s Amazon Warrior action.

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cargo ships often get caught up in the middle of political disputes and are often, like, in this case, targeted by political activists. In the following video by Greenpeace, Amazon forest activists stop a cargo ship involved in shipping pig iron from areas claimed to be under deforestation. [mappress] World Maritime News Staff, August 8, […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sorn Chandara, Dim Kundy and Chek Netra, three environmental activists of the network Mother Nature, were arrested last week while attempting to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Mother Nature’s activists were attempting to gather and submit a petition to the National Assembly to protest against controversial sand […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    A fresh team of Greenpeace activists has re-boarded a Transocean-owned rig in Scotland hired by BP for UK North Sea operations just hours after Police Scotland declared the occupation over.

  • 2 October 2013

    Greenpeace has informed that five activists have been officially charged with piracy in Russia, over a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic offshore drilling plans. The Greenpeace members charged with piracy are Russian activist Roman Dolgov, Finnish activist Sini Saarela, and Swedish/American activist Dima Litvinov, Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel from Brazil and freelance videographer Kieron Bryan from UK. Piracy […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Blue Marlin, a Curacao-flagged heavy-lift vessel carrying the Polar Pioneer drilling rig, has arrived to its anchorage location in Port Angeles Bay, in Washington, on April 17, 2015.  The U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, Clallam County and City of Port Angeles boatcrews were present during the arrival of the vessel. The 217 meters long […]