Greenpeace sends new protest ship as first Russian Arctic oil arrives

THE HAGUE – Agence France-Presse: Greenpeace said Monday it is sending a protest ship to meet a Russian tanker carrying the first oil drilled offshore in the environmentally fragile Arctic.

The ship called Rainbow Warrior is to be captained by Peter Willcox, who was among campaigners detained by Russian authorities last year after staging a high-profile protest against Arctic drilling.

The vessel is due to set sail from Rotterdam on Monday afternoon, and will seek to escort to harbour the Russian tanker Mikhail Ulyanov, which is delivering oil purchased by French energy giant Total…

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Where are they getting these ships from?

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