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EDITORIAL:

IS CANADA DOING ENOUGH

TO PREVENT SHIPPING INCIDENTS?

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THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA'S

CLEAR SEAS SUPPORTS

“OCEANS PROTECTION PLAN”

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REPORT DIGEST:

HAZARDS OF DERELICT VESSELS

IN CANADA

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ANGUS REID POLL:

CANADIANS' VIEWS AND PERCEPTIONS

REGARDING MARINE SHIPPING SAFETY

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About Us

Clear Seas is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides impartial and evidence-based research about marine shipping in Canada, including risks, mitigation measures and best practices. Clear Seas’ vision for safe and sustainable shipping encompasses environmental, social and economic impacts of the shipping industry.

Based in Vancouver, Canada, Clear Seas was established in 2014 after discussions with the marine shipping industry, port authorities, indigenous groups, non-governmental organizations, coastal communities, and other stakeholders concerned about marine shipping risks, prevention, preparedness, and response strategies along Canada’s coastlines and waterways.

 

 

Mission

To be the leading source of credible, fact-based information to bring clarity to decision-making for safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada.

 

Vision

A vibrant, safe and sustainable marine shipping industry that leads world standards, and that Canadians feel part of and trust.

Kinder Morgan approval confirms importance of “Oceans Protection Plan” to strengthen Canadian Coast Guard and enhance marine safety systems

Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping (Clear Seas) responded today to the federal government’s decision to approve Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion project from Edmonton to B.C.’s west coast, which is expected to increase oil tanker traffic in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet from five tankers a month to 34.

Newly formed organization tackles LNG Shipping safety

Q&A with an independent shipping research leader

Clear Seas supports “Oceans Protection Plan” measures to strengthen Canadian Coast Guard and enhance marine safety systems

Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping (Clear Seas) responded favourably today to the federal government’s $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan, which outlined measures to increase marine safety systems and strengthen the Canadian Coast Guard.

Vancouver Sun Opinion Piece: Canada is a maritime trading nation

Dr. Richard Wiefelspuett, Executive Director of Clear Seas, reflects on World Maritime Day in op-ed published in the Vancouver Sun.

New Digests on the BC Ministry of Environment Marine Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Report

Clear Seas releases 3-part resource highlighting the key findings from provincial report.

What we do

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Clear Seas has a national mandate to facilitate research, analyze policies, identify best practices for safe and sustainable shipping worldwide, share information broadly, and create open dialogue with communities, starting with those along our coasts.

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