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Sunday, June 07, 2015

INDUSTRY: Ship Traffic Densities for Fundy, Gulf of Maine & Scotia Shelf - 2013

This interesting chart from marinetraffic.com show the densities of ships travelling in the area for the year 2013. Traffic going to Saint John, NB, goes through vital North Atlantic Right Whale summer territory and a key marine nursery area for other  marine mammals and birds, many of which are endangered or listed. The proposed West East Pipeline will see an increase in tanker traffic that can be anticipated to have impacts on these populations.

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