#ClearFacts Blog:
Marine Shipping Issues, Simplified

We help answer common questions about marine shipping in Canada.

May 26, 2020

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.

April 21, 2020

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?

March 3, 2020

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.

February 11, 2020

What is IMO 2020?

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

July 3, 2019

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

May 9, 2019

10 Questions About LNG & Marine Shipping

Test your knowledge! What do you know about LNG and marine shipping?

February 28, 2019

What is the HNS Convention?

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.

November 8, 2018

Research Spotlight: Véronique Nolet

“Without this form of transport, modern life as we know it would not exist.” – Véronique Nolet

October 11, 2018

10 Questions About Air Pollution & Marine Shipping

Test your knowledge! Find out what you know about air pollution and marine shipping.