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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.

Research Spotlight:
Dr. Kenneth Lee, Expert in Oil Spill Response Technologies

“We must remember the premise of using chemical oil dispersants: Diluting the oil from a surface slick into the water column at sea to reduce its concentration to below toxic levels, enhance its degradation rate, and reduce its probability of reaching shore.” – Kenneth Lee

Clear Seas At Five Years: Research For A Sustainable Future

On its fifth anniversary, Clear Seas looks back at its accomplishments and reflects on the key role it will continue to play to support safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada.

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?

Updated: Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

North Atlantic right whales are one of the most endangered species of large whales.

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.