Marine Shipping Issues, Simplified
We help answer common questions about marine shipping in Canada.
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 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.
Double Hulls Double hulls are a preventive measure implemented to reduce the risk of ship-source pollution in the marine environment.