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Infographic: Underwater Noise From Ships: Impacts

SDC 10: IMO Agrees to Reduce Underwater Noise from Shipping But Stops Short of Prioritising Mandatory Measures

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 10) closed today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed the IMO’s agreement on reducing underwater noise pollution from shipping, but criticised its failure to make progress toward mandatory rules that would decrease the impact of shipping on Arctic wildlife.
Infographic: Underwater Noise From Ships: Solutions

SDC 10: Shipping Sector Must Seize Solutions to Reduce Underwater Noise Pollution

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 10) opens today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance is calling on the maritime sector to reduce the impact of underwater noise from shipping on Arctic wildlife:
Underwater Noise

NGOs Welcome Initial Steps But Demand Greater Urgency On Reducing Underwater Noise Pollution and its effect On Marine Life

The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed SDC 8's recognition that non-mandatory nature of 8-year-old IMO guidelines on underwater noise pollution from ships is a key barrier to their implementation, and called for mandatory measures to reduce the impact of underwater noise on marine wildlife, including whales, dolphins and fish.
Underwater Noise

NGOs Call on Shipping Industry to Reduce Underwater Noise to Protect Marine Life

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 8) opens today, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on the IMO to take action to ensure that the direct impact of noise from vessels on the health of marine wildlife, including whales, dolphins and fish is meaningfully reduced.