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A purpose-built campaigning ship

Ever since the first Greenpeace expedition set off in a ramshackle old fishing vessel we have relied on existing vessels refitted to meet our needs. With the new Rainbow Warrior, we had the chance to start with a blank canvas for the first time.

A fast and reliable vessel
The new Rainbow Warrior is as fast as many industrial vessels, with action boats that can be deployed in minutes – even in waves up to 3.5 metres high. Her helicopter landing pad means we can deploy a vital eye in the sky, enabling us to spot illegal fishing operations and shipments of illegal wood.

A base for science
The ship can carry specialised equipment up to 8 tonnes in weight. It’s designed so that scientists can work on board. By supporting original scientific research we help build understanding of what is happening to our planet’s ecosystems.

A floating communications hub
The on-board satellite communications system – featuring a built-in satellite uplink – means the new Rainbow Warrior is able to stream live footage from the scene of environmental crimes direct to the world’s media.

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The new Rainbow Warrior’s eco-credentials include:

  • A hull shape designed specifically for superior energy efficiency
  • A-frame mast and sails – optimised for highly effective sailing
  • Electric drive system (7 knots on only 300kW)
  • Extended environmental assessment of the Ship
  • Highest environmental standards of all engines (IMO Tier-II)
  • Green ship class notation with Green Passport
  • Voluntary environmental protection class notation
  • Exhaust gas treatment, minimizing NOx emissions and Particulate Matters (PM)
  • Biological treatment of sewage and grey water
  • Central filling and venting system for fuel and oils to prevent spills
  • Environmentally friendly paint system

 

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