SOURCE: JONATHAN JAY
POSTED: 18 JULY 2007 - 12:00pm HST
SuperFerry sneaks into Nawiliwili Harbor
On 17 July 2007 the Honolulu Advertiser reported that,
"Hawaii Superferry's Alakai will begin making trial voyages from O'ahu to to Kaua'i this week as part of its crew and staff training, route familiarization, and final U.S. Coast Guard certification in preparation for the start of service later this summer.
On 18 July 2007 The Garden Island News reported that,
"The Hawaii Superferry made an unannounced appearance yesterday afternoon at Nawiliwili Harbor as part of the final Coast Guard certification.
Editor's Note: Did these guys figure they had to sneak here for their first visit?
SUBJECT: HAWAII SUPERFERRY
SOURCE: DIANA LABEDZ DianaLaBedz@aol.com
POSTED: 30 JUNE 2007 - 12:00pm HST
SuperFerry's own noise arguments are erroneous
Seen on the Superferry Website the Alakai vessel is approaching Honolulu, on Ohau, at this hour.
letter by Duane Erway to Hawaii Superferry on 29 June 2007
* Level B
harassment is defined as, "any act of pursuit, torment, or annoyance which has the potential to disturb a marine mammal or marine mammal stock in the wild by causing disruption of behavioral patterns, including, but not limited to, migration, breathing, nursing, breeding, feeding, or sheltering."
** Level A
harassment is defined as, "any act of pursuit, torment, or annoyance which has the potential to injure a marine mammal or marine mammal stock in the wild."
Ref. 1. Marine Mammals and Noise, Richardson et al., Academic Press,1995
Ref. 2. Final EIS for SURTASS LFS SONAR, January, 2001, Volume 1, page 1-21, Figure 1-4, "Marine Mammal Audiograms"
Ref. 3. "Fast ferries in the strait of Gibraltar. study of their potential impact on cetaceans populations.", In European Research on Cetaceans 15. Proc. 15 th Ann. Meeting European Cetacean Society, Rome, Italy 6-10 May 2001. E. Urquiola Pascual, et. al. FIG 3, Spectrums of fast ferry Euroferrys. Paper at:
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