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Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping

Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping

We are an independent research centre that supports safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada.

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.

Marine Fuels:
What is Heavy Fuel Oil?

Efforts to reduce emissions from ships – including stricter regulations about marine fuels’ allowable level of sulphur – are curbing the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the marine shipping industry.

Back to the Future: Wind Power and the Decarbonization of Shipping

Marine shipping is undergoing a major transformation as it seeks to decarbonize. Will wind power be part of the solution?

Environmental Certifications: Towards a More Responsible Marine Shipping Industry

Overview of the environmental standards and certification programs aimed at encouraging ship owners and operators, industry providers and port authorities to adopt sustainable practices and reduce their environmental footprint.

What is IMO 2020?

IMO 2020 limits the amount of sulphur permitted in commercial ship fuel to 0.5% for ships operating worldwide.

Research Spotlight: Dr. Tony R. Walker

“We rely on transporting goods by ship, but we don't need to maintain the status quo. We can't maintain the status quo; there is a better way.” – Tony R. Walker

What we do

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RESEARCH • ENGAGE • INFORM

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.