We are an independent research centre that supports safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada.
To be the leading source of credible, fact-based information to bring clarity to decision-making for safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada.
A vibrant, safe and sustainable marine shipping industry that leads world standards, and that Canadians feel part of and trust.
The 2010 Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS) Convention sets out a liability regime to compensate for damage caused by incidents involving HNS transported by sea.
“Without this form of transport, modern life as we know it would not exist.” – Véronique Nolet
Test your knowledge! Find out what you know about air pollution and marine shipping.
“Marine oil spill response is always evolving because everyone is trying to improve things.”
– Dr. Heather Dettman
Clear Seas provides impartial information on marine shipping in Canada to policy makers and the public. Our mandate is to initiate and interpret research, analyze policies, identify best practices, share information and facilitate dialogue.