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Activists block in Kiel cruise ship

climate activists have blocked in the German port of Kiel with a cruise ship, and spending hours at the exit detained. The activists approached on Sunday with boats on the Baltic quay moored Zuiderdam, the police announced.

Some of the activists climbed on the bow and the mooring lines of the ship. Others climbed a construction site crane, which was located on the site of the quay. "Police forces from the whole of Schleswig-Holstein, fire and rescue forces and the Federal police were alerted and dispatched," said the police Directorate in Kiel. 46 activists have been taken, therefore, in the meantime, in custody, among them two that had been roped down from a height of rescuers of the Federal police and the fire brigade of the crane.

The cruise ship put out to sea, finally at 21.50 clock with just under six hours late and made the journey to Copenhagen. Was accompanied the Zuiderdam first of several boats of the water police.

The activists were released in the course of the night again. Because twelve of them were not then complied with, but a place of reference, these have been again taken into custody, said the police. Against the activists of the criminal proceedings on suspicion of assault have been initiated, the resistance and trespassing.

cruise ships, environmentalists are due to air pollution and high energy consumption has Long been a thorn in the eye. (chk/sda)

Created: 10.06.2019, 05:54 PM

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