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UN Maritime body seeks to evict Greenpeace

Feature story | 20 June, 2003 at 0:00

In the eight months since the Prestige spilled an estimated 12,000 tonnes of oil, Greenpeace has been active, demanding an accelerated ban on single-hull tankers, a scale-back in the use of oil worldwide, and a tightening of loopholes that allow...

Byzantio: rustbucket oil tanker

Feature story | 29 November, 2002 at 0:00

In the seaside town of Tallinn, Estonia, 20 Greenpeace activists prevented the next oil disaster from leaving port until port authorities arrested them and let the ship go. Chained to the mooring lines of the rusting, 26-year old Maltese-flagged...

Stop the next oil disaster

Feature story | 28 November, 2002 at 0:00

If it had been within your power to prevent the Prestige oil spill, would you have taken a moment to do so? We can't undo the damage of the Prestige, but we may be able to stop the next disastrous spill.

The Prestige Disaster: One Year On.

Publication | 10 November, 2003 at 0:00

Far away from the press headlines, an almost silent battle is being fought between those who profit from the business of transporting hazardous substances by sea and those of us who defend drastic measures to prevent new oil slicks. Ever since...

Greenpeace stops next hazardous oil shipment in Tallinn, Estonia

Press release | 29 November, 2002 at 0:00

Prestige leaking, but activists protesting another rustbucket are stopped

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The first images of the sunken oil tanker off Spain are out. Black oil is oozing out of the Prestige contrary to the Spanish government's assurance that it would freeze up and solidify at the bottom of the ocean. If it continues the Prestige...

Letter from UN to Greenpeace re Prestige and oil tanker security

Publication | 21 January, 2003 at 0:00

Response of United Nations to Greenpeace demands for tighter controls on oil tankers in wake of Prestige oil spill.

Byzantio tries to hide

Feature story | 4 December, 2002 at 0:00

Why would the owners of a 210 metre oil tanker try to elude activists, mislead journalists and try to sneak into the port of Rotterdam? Do they have something to hide?

Rust bucket oil tanker continues hazardous journey

Feature story | 1 December, 2002 at 0:00

The tanker left Estonia under the cover of darkness on Friday, but not before 20 Greenpeace activists braved the cold attempting to stop the Byzantio. The Byzantio is chartered by the same company that contracted the ill-fated oil tanker Prestige...

Greenpeace boards single-hull tanker in Gibraltar

Feature story | 20 January, 2003 at 0:00

The cleanup of some 25,000 tonnes of oil from the sunken Prestige oil tanker continues along the coasts of Spain, France and Portugal. But single hull tankers are still a permanent presence in the region. Greenpeace activists boarded the single...

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