Friend of the Sea Launches the Whale-Safe Certification to Stop the Death of 20.000 Whales Every Year.
On 30 September, MSC was presented with the highest recognition for participating in a vessel speed-reduction programme in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Santa Barbara Channel region.
From August 1 and until November 30, 2020, a new period will come into force to comply with the annual recommendations on speed and maritime traffic established by the IMO since 2014, which limits the knot to 10 knots.
NYK has received a gold award for the second consecutive year for the company’s participation in the Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program, a VSR incentive program along the West Coast of North America conducted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.
Ben McInnes, Portsmouth International Port’s harbor master said: ‘Yesterday morning (30 December) during a routine boarding of AEL’s Cote D’Ivorian Star, a regular cargo ship carrying fruit from Africa, pilot boat crew spotted an object on the bow of the vessel.
Panama Canal will promote the implementation of the IMO’s annual recommendations on speed and maritime transit aimed at protecting cetaceans, which include whales, dolphins, and other large aquatic mammals, during their nearby seasonal migration
NYK has received a gold award for the company’s participation in the Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program, a VSR incentive program along the West Coast of North America conducted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.
A large number of whales are injured and killed as a result of ships and offshore activities every year. Learn how shipping activities have been severely affecting whales and what steps have been taken to prevent the same.
Friend of the Sea, has launched an urgent request at the Green Maritime Forum held in Hamburg for shipping company’s immediate action to prevent whales’ ship strikes and implement sustainable practices.