Oceana provokes the arrest of illegal driftnetters by italian coastguards

On some occasions, the activities of these vessels have extended into Spanish waters. The research catamaran of the Oceana organisation, the Ranger, has been carrying out “in situ” surveillance of the illegal Italian driftnet fleet since the beginning of July, which operates out of bases in Sicily, Sardinia, around Naples and Sorrento, and the small … Read more

The Oceana Ranger finishes its Transoceanic Expedition in Majorca

From its base in the Balearic Islands, Oceana will be setting up projects  to protect the Mediterranean and other European seas. The Ranger catamaran belonging to the international organisation for the defence of the seas, Oceana yesterday arrived in Majorca after six months sailing across the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The expedition, headed by Majorcan … Read more

Oceana presents the first results from its voyage on board the “Ranger” and announces the catamaran’s arrival in Europe

Oceana’s European Director, Xavier Pastor, and Director of Research and Projects, Ricardo Aguilar, today presented in Madrid the first reports from the expedition of the Oceana Ranger catamaran. After sailing for three months, both researchers have just arrived from Fort Lauderdale (Florida), where the organisation’s vessel is preparing to start the Atlantic crossing within the … Read more

Oceana embarks from Los Angeles on its first transoceanic expedition

A team of scientists, divers, photographers and video cameramen will be travelling on board the “Oceana Ranger” catamaran to document underwater life and the threats being posed to its survival. Oceana is embarking on its first transoceanic expedition, a five-month journey of more than 10,000 nautical miles from the Pacific Ocean waters off the west … Read more

Transoceanic expedition comes to an end. Monday, June 27th, 2005

We arrived in Majorca, after six months of navigation through the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Under the leadership of Xavier Pastor, we left Los Angeles ( California, USA ), in early January, and we have sailed 11,000 miles, traveling through the territorial waters of the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Bahamas, Bermudas, Azores ans continental … Read more