PDX Vs. Shell!

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 The MSV Fennica–an icebreaker chartered by Shell– sustained damage on its voyage north and is scheduled for repairs at Vigor Industrial Shipyard in North Portland. The ship is a critical to Shell being able to drill this season. 

WHEN: Meet at 3:00pm. We will launch the flotilla by 4:00pm and expect to be on the water roughly an hour.

WHERE: We will launch from the Swan Island Boat ramp, at the end of N Basin Ave.

Address for GPS: 5367 N Basin Ave., Portland, OR 97217

Transit:  Bus 72, Stop ID 3315, at N. Lagoon & N. Anchor Sts. Then walk 1/2 mile north on Anchor St. and west on N. Basin Ave.

Parking: The parking lot at the Boat Dock will fill up, so come early and car-pool.
A secondary parking lot will be available after the driver drops off passengers and kayaks, etc.

WHAT: Please bring your kayak, canoe or SUP. We are working hard to have boats available for rental (by donation). However, PLEASE NOTE if you do not bring your own boat we cannot guarantee you a boat. Bring a life jacket if you plan on boating. Also, bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, drinking water. 

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Check PRT Upcoming Events and the 350pdx Calendar for Upcoming Actions to Greet the MSV Fennica in Portland!
Track the MSV Fennica here
 
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On July 22, the Obama Administration gave its final stamp of approval to Shell Oil’s application to drill the Arctic. The Department of Interior analysis indicates a 75% chance of an Arctic Oil Spill during Shell’s 77-year lease.
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