#ClearFacts Blog:
Marine Shipping Issues, Simplified

We help answer common questions about marine shipping in Canada.

May 24, 2018

10 Questions About Invasive Species & Marine Shipping

Test your knowledge! Find out what you know about invasive species and marine shipping.

May 10, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Jane Lister

"Marine shipping is integral to our economic prosperity as well as our well-being." – Dr. Jane Lister

April 26, 2018

How does Oil Behave in Water?

Not all oils behave the same way when spilled into the marine environment.

March 15, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Aldo Chircop

“Good policy decisions require good research for evidence-based decision-making.” – Dr. Aldo Chircop

February 26, 2018

What Are HNS?

Many chemicals transported by sea are considered hazardous and noxious substances that can have significant impacts when spilled into the marine environment.

January 25, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Jackie Dawson

“Governing shipping in the Arctic is extremely complex and it requires collaboration and respect.” – Dr. Jackie Dawson

January 4, 2018

Places of Refuge

When a vessel is damaged, disabled or otherwise in distress at sea, finding a place of refuge – a place where it can be taken to prevent further damage to the vessel or pollution to the environment – can be critical.

December 5, 2017

What is Marine Pilotage?

Marine pilotage plays a vital role in marine safety and accident prevention.

November 23, 2017

Who Pays For Response Organizations?

There are four response organizations located in Canada.