Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Greenpeace`s action in Dumai port continues

11/12/08 07:34

Pekanbaru, Riau, (ANTARA News) - Greenpeace environmental activists continued their interception of crude palm oil (CPO) shipments in Dumai port waters here Tuesday.

The activists tied themselves to the anchor's chain of Gran Couva, a CPO tanker. The tanker belonged to Wilmar Group, was leaving for Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Earlier, the activists also painted "Forest Crime" on the bodies of three CPO tankers and a barge carrying logs berthed in the Dumai port Monday (Nov 10).

"We will stop until we are sent away," said Nabiha Shahab, a South Asian Greenpeace campaigner.

Greenpeace had been intercepting CPO shipments in Dumai port waters to protest rampant deforestation in Indonesia.(*)



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