Marine Shipping Research - Currently In Progress
We facilitate research to identify best practices for safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada. The following research projects are in progress and will be available shortly.
September 6, 2023
Mapping Canadian Maritime Industry Initiatives to UN Sustainable Development GoalsClear Seas is mapping the Canadian maritime industry’s contributions toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to identify areas of greatest potential impact.
June 30, 2023
Technology Options for Environmental Impact Reduction in ShippingClear Seas is undertaking a study to understand what environmental impact reduction technologies are available for ships and how to select them.
September 6, 2022
Mapping Marine Traffic: Providing Canada’s Coastal Communities with Tools to Understand Shipping and its RisksClear Seas is undertaking a project to illustrate the state of marine shipping in Canada and enable communities to better express their concerns about the risks relating to shipping.
University of British Columbia,
May 24, 2022
Smart Adaptive Solutions to Underwater Noise from ShipsClear Seas is undertaking a project to help demonstrate the feasibility of smart adaptive technologies to reduce the impact of underwater noise from ships on marine mammals.
University of British Columbia
December 17, 2020
Decarbonizing Marine Shipping: Air Quality Co-Benefits for Coastal CommunitiesIn collaboration with Clear Seas and funded by MEOPAR, a team led by researcher Dr. Amanda Giang at the University of British Columbia is undertaking a project to assess how decarbonization of marine shipping can provide air quality co-benefits to coastal communities.
Ocean Networks Canada
August 24, 2017