Marine Shipping Issues, Simplified
We help answer common questions about marine shipping in Canada.
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.