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  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s offshore industry, has said that there are no winners following Greenpeace’s 12-day protest over BP’s drilling plans in the UK North Sea. 

  • 4 October 2013

      A further 15 Greenpeace International activists and a Russian freelance photographer were today charged with piracy in Murmansk, over a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic offshore drilling plans.  This means that all 28 activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, as well as two freelancers, now face the charge. If convicted, the offence carries a maximum […]

  • 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.

  • 6 June 2014

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

  • 3 July 2009

    Greenpeace International Executive Director Gerd Leipold yesterday signed a contract with the Fassmer Shipyard for construction of the ‘Rainbow Warrior III’. The sailing ship, which is to be completed in time for Greenpeace’s 40th anniversary in 2011, will include the latest in green technology. This is the first time in the Greenpeace’s history that it […]

  • 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. 

  • 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’ […]

  • 2 July 2011

    In a vast hanger in a north German Fassmer shipyard, environmental pressure group Greenpeace’s latest weapon is nearing completion: the state-of-the-art Rainbow Warrior III. “The Rainbow Warrior III is much more than a flagship,” the group’s spokesman Mike Townsley told AFP ahead of the vessel being floated on Monday prior to its official launch for […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Greenpeace “kayaktivists” have boarded the oil rig West Hercules at the Skipavika yard on the West coast of Norway.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Regulation & policy

    A court in Scotland has slapped Greenpeace with an £80,000 ($100,000) fine for attempting to stop British oil major BP from drilling for new oil at the Vorlich offshore oil field.

  • 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. 

  • 5 February 2020

    Greenpeace activists have delivered hundreds of solar panels and blocked an entrance to BP’s headquarters in London on Bernard Looney’s first day in the office as the company’s new CEO. 

  • 24 November 2015

    All five Greenpeace activists that boarded the New Zealand Government’s oil exploration ship on Tuesday morning, have been arrested. Greenpeace shared the news of the arrests via Twitter saying: “The final three #climbitchange climbers have been arrested. Proud of our people. Over to you to demand climate action #peoplesclimatemarch!!” The final three #climbitchange climbers have […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace activists disrupted oil company Total’s annual general meeting on Friday, protesting against Total’s plans near the Amazon Reef offshore Brazil.

  • 9 May 2018

    French oil major Total has said it found no evidence of “biogenic formation” in the Foz do Amazonas basin off Brazil, following reports that the Greenpeace has found “rhodolith beds” near the same area where Total plans to drill for oil. In a statement in mid-April, Greenpeace said that team of scientists onboard the Greenpeace Esperanza ship […]

  • 16 November 2007

    Greenpeace blockaded an Indonesian tanker carrying palm oil for export on Friday as it tried to leave port on Sumatra for a second day, an activist said. “What we’ve done is we’ve anchored off the ship which is at berth and there’s not enough room for it to be able to leave its berth,’ said […]