whale strike


Thursday, August 18, 2022
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
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Monday, July 25, 2022
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
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Thursday, January 27, 2022
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: 2004

Sunday, April 11, 2021
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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
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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
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
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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: 19

Monday, August 5, 2019
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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
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Monday, March 11, 2019
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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: 2958

Monday, September 18, 2017
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: 57

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: 18

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
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Saturday, July 30, 2016
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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: 114

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: 156

Monday, October 13, 2014
Maritime News

Ship Strike Likely Killed Giant Fin Whale

A 58-foot-long whale that washed up last week along a New York beach was likely killed by a collision with a

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 13

Thursday, September 11, 2014
News

No Charges After Ship Strike Killed Humpback Whale off Alaska

A ship strike killed a protected humpback whale off Kodiak, Alaska, but an investigation could not conclude whether a state ferry was responsible and no

September 11, 2014
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Thursday, July 24, 2014
News

Blue Whales Under Increased Threat of Ship Strikes Off California, Study Finds

Blue whales off the West Coast of the United States are under an increased threat of injury and mortality from ship strikes and only slight changes in shipping

July 24, 2014
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Hanjin Hamburg Containership Strikes Female Fin Whale

The Port Of Rotterdam reports that the 102455 DWT containership Hanjin Hamburg struck a Fin whale in the Bay of Biscay on Friday. The adult female was

August 6, 2013
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
right whale
News

NOAA Seeking Permanent Rule to Reduce Whale Ship Strikes Along U.S. East Coast

NOAA Fisheries Service is seeking comments on its proposal to make permanent the rules it implemented five years ago to reduce the number of collisions between

June 5, 2013
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Uncategorized

Cloudy With a Chance of Whales

New technology will enable scientists to forecast patterns of whale traffic in the Pacific, which will help ships steer clear of whales and reduce fatal ship

April 10, 2013
Total Views: 10

Saturday, December 29, 2012
News

California Shipping Lanes Tweaked to Reduce Whale Strikes

By Alex Dobuzinskis Several endangered whale species may get a new lease on life when some cargo shipping lanes off the California coast are shifted next year.

December 29, 2012
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