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Portland, OR

Editor's note: Just to clarify, the icebreaker MSV Fennica previously blocked by Greenpeace protesters and 'kayaktivists' in Portland, Ore., is not owned by Royal Dutch Shell, rather it is chartered out to Shell by Finland-based operator Arctia Shipping. - Jimmy

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Shell Oil icebreaker clears Portland's St. Johns Bridge after Greenpeace protesters earlier blocked ship's passage - @KATUNews broadcast

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Photo: Shell Oil icebreaker heading towards St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore.; unclear if Greenpeace protesters will block ship's passage - @Oregonian

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4th protester rappels down to sheriff's boats off St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore.; 9 more left in air - @KATUNews

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Police remove man who apparently locked himself onto railroad bridge near St Johns Bridge during Greenpeace protest in Portland - @KATUNews

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Photo: Crowd gathers to watch the effort to lower demonstrators from St Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore. - @mark_hanrahan

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At least 1 protester lowered to sheriff's boat from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore. - @KATUNews

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Police close Willamette River to all traffic due to Greenpeace protest at St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore. - @Oregonian

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Witnesses report at least 2 people taken away from Shell protest on Portland, Ore., bridge in plastic handcuffs - @KGWNews

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Police, Coast Guard working to clear protesters from water under St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore., to allow Shell icebreaker to pass - @EmilySinovic

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#Breaking Police close St. Johns Bridge in both directions. http://t.co/p2csIuL1pu - @fox12oregon

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Portland, Ore., police call in high angle rope rescue team to St. Johns Bridge where protesters are blocking Shell icebreaker - @StephenKATU

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Judge rules Greenpeace will be fined $2,500 an hour if protest blocking Shell ship in Portland, Ore., continues - @AP

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Protesters hanging from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore., force Shell Oil icebreaker to return to port - @Oregonian

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Photo: Woman and child get into kayak to join Greenpeace protest under St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore. - @HannahONews

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Photo: Shell Oil icebreaker MSV Fennica as it approaches Greenpeace protesters at St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore. - @hendricks388

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Shell Oil icebreaker MSV Fennica moves out of dry dock; Portland police close traffic across St. Johns Bridge due to Greenpeace protesters blocking ship from moving out of Portland - @jjeremiahcasey

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Per @greenpeaceusa, protesters dangling off St. John's Bridge in Portland, Ore., are participating in a Reddit AMA - @KATUNews

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Photo: View of Greenpeace protesters from atop St. John's Bridge in Portland, Ore. - @KristinaNFlores

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Photo: 55 'kayaktivists' are below St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Ore., holding signs, chanting support for the Greenpeace protest - @AnthonyCongi

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