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Fishy cod reefer ‘Mumrinskiy’ back in town

Feature story | 9 January, 2007 at 1:00

You may remember our fishy friend, the cod reefer Mumrinskiy, from last year. The Mumrinskiy is now again in a Dutch port. She has taken the same detour to avoid inspection as last August, and was carrying fish from the same suspicious vessels. ...

Mumrinksiy Case Study: Updated January 2007

Publication | 9 January, 2007 at 12:35

In August 2006, Greenpeace took action and alerted the Dutch government about possible illegal unreported cod onboard th Russian reefer vessel Mumrinskiy. The vessel is now again in a Dutch port with code from the Barents Sea. This document...

Protesters against oil rig in Norway bound for the Arctic - Greenpeace

Press release | 27 February, 2017 at 10:38

Tromsö, Norway 27 February 2017 – Activists from Greenpeace Nordic and Greenpeace Germany are today protesting at a Statoil oil rig in a fjord in northern Norway. The activists - in kayaks near the rig - are peacefully protesting against Statoil...

Climate lawsuit against Arctic oil goes to court

Press release | 15 February, 2017 at 8:00

Oslo, Norway, 15 February 2017 – Oslo District Court has announced the hearing dates for the climate case filed against the Norwegian government for granting new oil drilling licenses in the Arctic ocean. The hearing will start on 13 November and...

Greenpeace activists confront Norwegian government’s Arctic oil drilling site

Press release | 17 August, 2017 at 15:27

Korpfjell, Barents Sea, Norway 17 August 2017 – Peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are...

North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission Press Release

Publication | 9 January, 2007 at 12:37

Press release from NEAFC, outlining that the Contracting Parties of NEAFC decided unanimously to adopt port state control measures. The measures, which will come into effect from 1 May 2007, provide for prior notification of landings of frozen...

Mumrinksiy Fact File

Publication | 21 August, 2006 at 11:02

The Russian flagged reefer Mumrinskiy has reported arrival into Eemshaven August 20 2006, with cod from the Barents Sea. The vessel is a reasonably large freezer transporter that can carry up to 1000 tonnes of fish. The Norwegian Fisheries...

Headed and Gutted: illegal cod fishing in the Barents Sea

Publication | 20 August, 2006 at 20:41

An increasing amount of cod from the Barents Sea has been delivered directly to EU harbors over the last few years. It now appears that a significant proportion of this fish may be the result of illegal and unregistered over-fishing, and involve...

Historic lawsuit against Arctic oil

Press release | 18 October, 2016 at 12:30

Oslo, Norway, 18 October 2016 – Today an unprecedented legal case was filed against the Norwegian government for allowing oil companies to drill for new oil in the Arctic Barents Sea. The plaintiffs, Nature and Youth and Greenpeace Nordic, argue...

Pirate ship in chains

Feature story | 18 June, 2007 at 2:00

The notorious Russian pirate fish cargo ship, the Mumrinskiy, has been chained to the docks in the Dutch port of Eemshaven by activists to stop it from engaging in illegal activities with pirate fisheries and facilitating the plunder of the...

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