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Birds Eye/Iglo still linked to illegal fishing

Feature story | 4 October, 2006 at 18:43

Last week the European Fish Processors Association (AIPCE) met in Dublin to discuss how the industry would handle the increasing amount of illegal cod ending up in our burgers and fishsticks. The good news: they made some promising...

Fishy cod reefer ‘Mumrinskiy’ back in town

Feature story | 9 January, 2007 at 0:00

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. ...

Baltic piracy confronted

Feature story | 15 September, 2006 at 0:00

Yesterday, the Arctic Sunrise crew found illegal nets set for cod in the eastern Baltic. But the pirate fishermen are in for a surprise when they return. Our crew has confiscated the nets, but helpfully left a note on a buoy with a phone number...

A third of cod from the Baltic Sea stolen by pirates

Feature story | 6 September, 2006 at 0:00

As our ship the Esperanza heads to the Pacific to tackle pirates and overfishing, the Arctic Sunrise heads north to battle another case of piracy. Our new report reveals that 30 percent of the cod caught in the Baltic Sea is stolen, bound for...

Fishy cod reefer: activists demand inspection

Feature story | 21 August, 2006 at 0:00

As the Esperanza tackles pollution in the Philippines, our ship the Arctic Sunrise continues our expedition's battle against pirates. Activists demanded inspection of Russian-flagged reefer 'Mumrinskiy' in the Netherlands, suspected of carrying...

Mumrinksiy Case Study: Updated January 2007

Publication | 9 January, 2007 at 11:35

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...

Captain Birdseye

Feature story | 20 September, 2006 at 0:00

IGLO/Birds Eye Frozen Foods is the Number one frozen food player in Europe, operating mainly in the UK under the Birds Eye brand, and in Germany and Austria under the IGLO brand. Birds Eye proudly proclaims it makes, "enough fish sticks every...

Pirate ship in chains

Feature story | 18 June, 2007 at 0:00

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...

Victory! Sweden (mostly) free from Baltic cod

Feature story | 7 March, 2007 at 0:00

Last year, Greenpeace activists and Ocean Defenders took to the supermarkets across Scandinavia to convince them to get out of Baltic cod, a stock that is severely overfished and at least a third of which is illegally caught. Finally the last...

Headed and Gutted: illegal cod fishing in the Barents Sea

Publication | 20 August, 2006 at 18:41

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...

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