The Greenpeace fleet of ships is a unique asset in the battle to save planet Earth and protect the global commons. Our ships are used at the forefront of Greenpeace campaigning, often sailing to remote areas to bear witness and take action against environmental destruction. 

The Rainbow Warrior

You can't sink a Rainbow! Find out more

The Arctic Sunrise

Since 1996 the ship with no keel  has taken on icy poles and shallow rivers around the world. Find out more.

The Esperanza

Launched in February 2002, the Esperanza is the latest and largest of the Greenpeace fleet. Find out more.

The Argus

Greenpeaces's smallest motorship is based in Rotterdam. Read more.

Our Inflatables

Inflatables are often out most effective tools at sea. Read more.

The Greenpeace Balloon

Our balloons have flown over the Berlin wall in 1983 and over the Nevada nuclear test site in 1987. Read more.

The latest updates

 

Australia's Great Barrier Reef threatened by coal mining

Blog entry by Arpana Udupa | April 20, 2013

Image: Darren Jew/Greenpeace I joined the Rainbow Warrior III in Townsville, a city in the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. After catching up with my Australian counterparts on the campaign and tour, I found myself in a...

The tempest

Blog entry by Amrit Bakshi | April 11, 2013

It was the night before The Esperanza came into Antisiranana, a small port in the north of Madagascar. When the sea started to churn. The wind picked up. And things began to fly. It might be hard to believe but this is one of the...

People in Mahan fight for their rights

Blog entry by Rina D'Souza | March 7, 2013

Mahan, Singrauli, Waidhan.....these were names thrown at me even before I joined Greenpeace. All I knew was that there is a forest in eastern MadhyaPradesh and we were to set off hot air balloons and actor Abhay Deol was to be a part...

Government hypocrisy risks pushing climate past point of no return

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | January 23, 2013

Devastating storms and lives lost, houses destroyed, sweltering heat waves, menacing bushfires, plunging winter temperatures, droughts, floods and even snowstorms in the desert: this is the reality of our weather – it's not a forecast...

The climate change story at Angkor Photo Festival

Blog entry by John Novis | December 5, 2012

Tonight, on a very warm evening in Siem Reap, Cambodia I gave my presentation at the Angkor Photo Festival as part of their nightly slide show screenings.  The setting was the gardens of the famous Foreign Correspondence Club, a site...

Proudly turning, churning and generating clean energy in China

Blog entry by Tom Wang | December 3, 2012

I am bringing some very beautiful pictures to the 8th Angkor Photo Festival that runs from Dec 1st to 8th. They are pictures of wind turbines from different parts of China. Either in the middle of the desert in north-western China, or...

Will the Climate Change Conference in Doha change our climate?

Feature story | November 30, 2012 at 19:00

As representatives from 195 countries meet in Doha for the Climate Change Conference which began on November 26, Greenpeace urges world leaders to accept that climate change is already a reality and to take corrective measures immediately to...

Farmers will look to the skies, not for clouds anymore but for the sun

Blog entry by Manish Ram | October 17, 2012

The phone at the Greenpeace office in Patna rang non-stop for a week. More than five hundred farmers from all over the state of Bihar were calling to know more about solar based irrigation system. This phone-call-frenzy was caused...

Activists say NO COAL to the PM, while he talks conservation with the world

Feature story | October 17, 2012 at 11:35

As Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was addressing the world about biodiversity and the need to protect it at the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity on October 16, Greenpeace India’s online activists were sending him a very special tweet.

Actress Amala Akkineni protests with Greenpeace from Charminar

Feature story | October 8, 2012 at 19:00

The Charminar, was the venue Greenpeace activists chose in Hyderabad to protest against coal mining destroying forests in Central India. On October 8, the first day of the Convention on Biological Diversity being held in the city, activists...

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