Greenpeace protest forces oil rig into U-turn on way to North Sea

An oil rig at the centre of a protest by environmental campaigners has been forced to make a U-turn on its way to a North Sea field.

The Transocean PBLJ rig – which had been occupied by activists in the Cromarty Firth, north of Inverness, last week – was heading to the Vorlich oil field.

It had left the area on Saturday but was being pursued by Greenpeace's ship, the Arctic Sunrise, and activists failed in an attempt to re-board the rig again on Sunday...
source: Daily Record

2019-06-16 21:14
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