2022 VSR Season
May 1st - December 15th 2022
Despite ongoing supply chain disruptions, the 2022 season marked the highest cooperation rate in the program's nine-year history. Collectively, participating fleets travelled approximately 270,000 nautical miles at 10 knots or less within the VSR zones and achieved an overall cooperation rate of 78%, up from 64% in the 2021 season.
23 global shipping companies participated
Total VSR distance: 266,148 nautical miles
Air pollution (NOx) reduced by:
Regional greenhouse gas emissions reduced by: 32,604 metric tons
Ocean noise reduced by: 4.6 db/transit on average
Risk of ship strikes to whales reduced by: 44%
Thank you to the following companies who generously declined their 2022 financial incentive payments in order to help sustain the program in the future.