Greenpeace block Malaysian palm oil company IOI at Rotterdam Port



Greenpeace activists on Tuesday blocked operations of Malaysian palm oil trader IOI at Rotterdam Port, accusing it of forest destruction and child labor, but other traffic at Europe's busiest port was unaffected, a port spokesman said.
Ten activists are blocking IOI, one of the world's biggest producers and traders of palm oil, from accessing its refinery, and the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is preventing oil from being unloaded from incoming tankers, Greenpeace said.
The action, which began mid-morning, was focused only on one mooring place used for palm oil coming from Indonesia and was... read more

 
27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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