The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior III with it's sails up departs New York City on February 3, 2012. The Rainbow Warrior was on an East Coast tour that will take in Baltimore, Southport, Fort Lauderdale and St Petersburg.
The ship will then travel to Brazil ahead of the Rio Earth Summit in June. Hundreds visited the ship in New York. The Rainbow Warrior is Greenpeace's first purpose-built vessel and was officially launched in Autumn 2011.