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Friday, February 23, 2024
Orca whales surface for air around the San Juan Islands of Puget Sound Washington
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Launches Puget Sound Whale Desk

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound has launched a cetacean desk pilot program this week as part of an effort to protect endangered whales from vessels in

February 23, 2024
Total Views: 1146

Thursday, October 19, 2023
A North Atlantic Right Whale breaches with a ship in the background
Shipping

Ships Speeding Through Right Whale Slow Zones, Report Finds

BOSTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – More than 80% of ships are speeding through “go slow” zones set by environmental regulators along the

October 19, 2023
Total Views: 2048

Saturday, September 30, 2023
A southern right whale jumps off the waters of the Atlantic Sea offshore Golfo Nuevo in Puerto Madryn, in the Patagonian province of Chubut. Photo REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
News

Man Dies After Whale Collides With Boat

SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – One man died and another was in hospital on Saturday in Australia after awhale struck and flipped their boat

September 30, 2023
Total Views: 4375

Sunday, July 2, 2023
The body of a 37-foot adult male gray whale washed ashore is seen decomposing on Agate Beach near Bolinas, California, U.S., May 9, 2023. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino
NOAA

Gray Whales Population Decline But With Signs Of Hope

By Nathan Frandino and Daniel Trotta SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 (Reuters) – Gray whales on the North American Pacific coast fell this year to their

July 2, 2023
Total Views: 2101

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Threat to Whales Complicates U.S. Research into Seaweed for Biofuel
Environment

Threat to Whales Complicates U.S. Research into Seaweed for Biofuel

By Gloria Dickie CAPE COD BAY, Massachusetts, June 6 (Reuters) – In Cape Cod Bay, 10-year-old Pilgrim and her calf skim the water’s

June 6, 2023
Total Views: 1990

Thursday, March 9, 2023
Report Finds Vessels Speeding in Virginia Beach Slow Zones Before Right Whale Death
Shipping

Report Finds Vessels Speeding in Virginia Beach Slow Zones Before Right Whale Death

Ocean conservation organization Oceana has released a report showing that a majority of vessels sped through mandatory and voluntary slow zones off Virginia

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 8204

Thursday, January 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke
Shipping

New Protections for Endangered Whales Along the California Coast Coming this Summer

Global shipping regulator the UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a U.S. proposal to increase protections for endangered whales from deadly ship

January 5, 2023
Total Views: 1192

Thursday, August 18, 2022
New Buoys to Help Protect North Atlantic Right Whales from Ship Strikes
Shipping

New Buoys to Help Protect North Atlantic Right Whales from Ship Strikes

French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced the deployment of the first buoys that will aid in the protection of endangered North Atlantic right whales from

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 3569

Monday, July 25, 2022
Officials Urge Caution After Viral Video Shows Humpback Whale Landing on Boat
Fishing

Officials Urge Caution After Viral Video Shows Humpback Whale Landing on Boat

Environmental agencies in Massachussetts are urging mariners to use caution when operating vessels or personal watercraft near humbpack whales after one of the

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 15698

Thursday, January 27, 2022
MSC Re-Routes Ships Near Greece to Protect Sperm Whales
Shipping

MSC Re-Routes Ships Near Greece to Protect Sperm Whales

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container shipping company, will re-route its ships along the west coast of Greece to reduce the

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 2064

Sunday, April 11, 2021
dead-whale-san-francisco-bay
Environment

San Francisco Group Blames Ships For Dead Whales

by Rich McKay (Reuters) – Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with experts announcing that two of the

April 11, 2021
Total Views: 6321

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
right whale
Maritime News

Reducing Ship Speeds Seen as ‘Silver Bullet’ for Reducing Pollution and Protecting Environment

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) environmental work group gathers in London for its annual

November 12, 2019
Total Views: 70

Thursday, October 10, 2019
humpback whale thames
Maritime News

Ship Strike Kills Humpback Whale Spotted Swimming in Thames

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) – A humpback whale found dead in the River Thames just east of London had likely been struck by a ship, scientists who conducted

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 22

Monday, August 5, 2019
panama canal speed limit
Maritime News

Panama Canal Imposes Ship Speed Limit to Protect Whales

The Panama Canal has implemented a 10 knot speed limit aimed at protecting whales, dolphins and other large marine mammals against ship strikes. The speed

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 1267

Monday, March 11, 2019
Ginga waterjet hydrofoil ferry
Interesting

Over 80 Injured as High-Speed Hydrofoil Ferry Hits Whale in Japan

More than 80 passengers were reported injured, several seriously, after a hydrofoil ferry apparently struck a whale while underway in the Sea of Japan on

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 4298

Monday, September 18, 2017
Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hit with $6K Speeding Ticket in Gulf of St. Lawrence
Interesting

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hit with $6K Speeding Ticket in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Canadian government has issued a $6,000 speeding ticket to a Canadian Coast Guard ship for travelling over the posted speed limit in the western Gulf of

September 18, 2017
Total Views: 80

Friday, August 11, 2017
right whale
Maritime News

Canada Orders Ships to Reduce Speed to Prevent Whale Strikes

TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Certain ships are being ordered to reduce speed because of the deaths of at least 10 North Atlantic right whales in

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 27

Monday, July 31, 2017
right whale
News

High Number of Deaths Among North Atlantic Right Whales Puzzles Scientists

TORONTO, July 31 (Reuters) – North American conservationists are scrambling to find out why North Atlantic right whales are dying in unprecedented

July 31, 2017
Total Views: 5

Saturday, July 30, 2016
RoRo vessel whale fluke
NOAA

NOAA Announces Plan To Silence US Oil Rigs, Dredges and Ships

(Reuters) The ocean has gotten noisier for decades, with man-made racket from oil drilling, shipping and construction linked to signs of stress in marine life

July 30, 2016
Total Views: 137

Monday, May 4, 2015
blue whale research ship
News

Blue Whales Can’t Avoid Large Ships, Says Stanford Biologist

BY BJORN CAREY, Stanford University For millions of years, blue whales have cruised the world’s oceans with hardly a care, their sheer size making them

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 243
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