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LIVE ACTION: Greenpeace intercepts super trawler, the FV Margiris, off South Australia

Press release | 30 August, 2012 at 9:40

Thursday 30 August, 2012: At 8.45am CST (time in Adelaide) Greenpeace activists on an inflatable boat intercepted the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, and are blocking the monster ship’s attempt to sneak into Port...

Super trawler threatens coastal communities from Perth to Brisbane

Press release | 7 August, 2012 at 9:45

Call for super trawlers to be banned across Australia

Super trawler belongs on the scrap heap

Press release | 19 November, 2012 at 15:43

Sydney 19th November, 2012: Greenpeace welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to extend the ban on the super trawler, Abel Tasman, for 2 full years.

This is a victory for the community

Press release | 14 September, 2012 at 9:35

Sydney 13th September, 2012: Greenpeace today welcomed the passage through the House of Representatives of the Bill that will stop the super trawler, Abel Tasman, from plundering our waters.

Super trawler subsidies revealed

Press release | 22 August, 2012 at 14:59

Sydney, Wednesday 22 August 2012: Greenpeace has revealed that the company behind the super trawler Margiris is being heavily subsidised by EU taxpayers.

Tasmanian Conservation Trust, Australian Marine Conservation Society & Greenpeace on...

Press release | 8 June, 2012 at 13:13

Friday 8 June: Fishermen and environment groups are gravely concerned at plans announced by Seafish on Tuesday to bring one of the world’s largest and most destructive fishing trawlers, FV Margiris, to Tasmania and are calling on the Federal...

Over 55,000 Australians call on Prime Minister to ban super trawlers

Press release | 10 September, 2012 at 14:01

Canberra, Monday 10th September 2012: As Melissa Parke, MP, prepared to take her Private Member’s Bill to Labor Caucus today, Greenpeace Head of Program, Ben Pearson, presented her with the signatures of over 55,000 Australians calling on the...

Live action: Greenpeace stops super trawler en route to Australia

Press release | 28 June, 2012 at 10:35

Thursday 28 June 2012: Early this morning Greenpeace climbers and divers stopped one of the world’s largest and most destructive super trawlers – the FV Margiris – from leaving its berth in the Dutch port of Ijmuiden, en route to Australia.

When does no mean no? Government should resist pressure to lift super trawler ban

Press release | 18 September, 2013 at 16:02

Wednesday 18 September 2013: Greenpeace and Environment Tasmania today welcomed Senator Richard Colbeck’s proposal to conduct new surveys of the Australian small pelagic fishery, but cautioned him against using this as a stepping stone to...

Groups want action not closed-door negotiations on Super Trawler

Press release | 24 July, 2012 at 14:26

Environment groups have today rejected an offer from Federal Fisheries Minister Joe Ludwig to enter into negotiations with Tasmanian company Seafish as the closed-door negotiations are an attempt to avoid rather than promote public debate on an...

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