SDC9: Progress on Shipping’s Underwater Noise Impact Welcomed, But IMO Falls Short of Immediate Action

Underwater Noise

The Clean Arctic Alliance today welcomed progress made this week by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to address the impact of underwater noise from ships on marine wildlife, but warned that further delay in the development of an action program clearly setting out next steps – including compulsory measures – will prevent significant action that would decrease vessel noise in our oceans