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NEPTUNES: measuring disruptive noise pollution from ships

Jul 09, 2019 - Marketline Newswire

In April 2019 the Otago Daily Times ran several stories highlighting the rising number of complaints from local residents about the ship noise coming from Otago Harbour in New Zealand. The paper reports that the number of complaints have tripled this year compared with previous years since Maersk's Rio-class ships started berthing in the harbour.

Some residents' sleepless nights are allegedly being caused by "a low, thumping noise from the ship's generators" which "reverberates around the ...