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.
January 25, 2021
Supporting Inuit Rights and Marine UseIn collaboration with Dalhousie University, Clear Seas is undertaking a research project on maritime governance to help better inform Inuit communities who are seeing an increase in shipping activities. This project builds on the work underway through the Coastal Restoration Nunavut (CRN) initiative.
Dalhousie University, Memorial University
January 25, 2021
Demystifying Maritime GovernanceIn collaboration with Dalhousie and Memorial University, Clear Seas in undertaking a multi-part project on maritime governance to bring clarity to this complex topic as well as to the public debates around its frameworks and emerging issues.
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.
April 8, 2019
Environmental Impact of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (Scrubbers) in Canadian WatersClear Seas is investigating the environmental impact of different ways commercial marine ships can comply with January 2020 regulations limiting sulphur emissions, particularly the effect of scrubbers in Canadian waters.
February 19, 2019