World Australian navy ship finds two dead whales as it berthed in San Diego
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Australian and other overseas cricketers who have been participating in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are scrambling for ways to leave India as it faces the world's worst Covid-19 outbreak.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will help move Australia's entire IPL "cohort" to the Maldives or Sri Lanka ahead of the weekend, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday.
Two dead whales were discovered when annaval ship berthed at a base in .
It is unclear how the whales were killed, but theand the Royal Australian Navy are cooperating with the to determine the cause of death.
“The Royal Australian Navy can confirm that as HMAS Sydney was berthing alongside Naval Base San Diego in California two deceased whales dislodged from her hull beneath the surface,” a statement from the Australian Department of Defense released Wednesday reads, according to the.
Cargo ship owners can disappear and leave their crews unpaid and starving. 10 mariners have been stranded off Kenya for 18 months.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained shipping to its limits, and there are more ship abandonment than ever. One ship has been stuck for 18 months.In October 2019, the Jinan's owner abandoned the ship, leaving the crew without pay or any means of subsistence. The crew, all from Syria, cannot enter Kenya without a visa, and are more than 6,000 miles from home.
“The US Navy and the Royal Australian Navy are cooperating with the NOAA Fisheries and other agencies to review the incident,” the statement continued. “The Navy takes marine mammal safety seriously and is disheartened this incident occurred.”
Blue, fin, humpback, and grayare the most vulnerable to getting hit by ships because “they migrate along the coast and many use areas along the coast for feeding, where they overlap with heavy shipping traffic," according to the NOAA Fisheries’s .
The NOAA has worked to change shipping lanes to protect whales that would otherwise be in harm’s way.
Whales Found Dead Under Australian Warship in San Diego May Have Been Mother, Calf
The bodies of the endangered fin whales surfaced after becoming dislodged from the hull of HMAS Sydney.The bodies of two fin whales surfaced after becoming dislodged from the hull of HMAS Sydney as it berthed alongside Naval Base San Diego on Saturday morning, NCA News Wire reported. The destroyer warship has been holding joint exercises with the U.S. Navy in the area since last month.
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A year after leading its first convoy since the Cold War, the US Navy is training for a more 'subtle' fight in the Atlantic .
During part one of exercise Steadfast Defender, NATO navies are training to ensure that sea lines of communication in the Atlantic stay open in a war.The maritime live exercise being led by Virginia-based Joint Force Command Norfolk is the first of three parts of exercise Steadfast Defender, NATO's flagship exercise for 2021, and is focused on "rapid reinforcement" of NATO members in Europe by forces from North America.