Tag: Vessel Speed Reduction (VSR)

New report highlights benefits of reducing ship speeds
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New report highlights benefits of reducing ship speeds

On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment has highlighted how slower ship speeds would massively reduce the damage shipping is causing to human health, nature and the climate. The large...

“K” Line recognised for vessel speed reduction programs
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“K” Line recognised for vessel speed reduction programs

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has announced that it has received a gold award from the National Ocean and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) for the company’s participation with the high level of compliance rate during 2018 voluntary Vessel Speed Reduction (VSR) incentive program. The program aims to protect whales in Santa Barbara Channel and San Francisco...