Oil giant faces major battle to remove Greenpeace activists

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 23/09/2010

Chevron is facing a major battle to remove Greenpeace protesters from its drill ship off Shetland after the campaigners set up a “survival pod” which could allow them to live on the vessel.

Environmentalists used boats to reach the 700ft Stena Carron, a mile east of Lerwick, and then climbed up its anchor chain on Tuesday.

The two men who launched the action have been replaced by three people inside the purpose-built pod, which has been attached to the chain.

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