July 9, 2019
Availability of Tugs of Opportunity in Canada’s Pacific RegionClear Seas commissioned Nuka Research to examine the availability and capability of commercial tugs – known as tugs of opportunity – to respond to a request for an emergency tow from a disabled ship in Canada’s Pacific region.
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
Reducing Greenhouse Gases: Analysis of Lifecycle Emissions of Marine FuelsClear Seas is investigating the climate change impact of a range of marine fuels to support the commercial marine shipping industry’s anticipated shift towards decarbonization.
December 6, 2018
2018 Public Opinion Poll: Canadians’ Attitudes Towards Marine ShippingClear Seas partnered with the Angus Reid Institute again in 2018 to update the findings of a 2016 public opinion poll. Canadians view marine shipping as increasingly important to Canada.
September 13, 2018
Emergency Towing Vessel Needs AssessmentClear Seas commissioned Vard Marine Inc. to assess emergency towing vessel needs for different types of large commercial ships transiting Canada’s Pacific coast, including container ships, bulk carriers, vehicle carriers, LNG carriers, passenger ships, and tankers.
March 5, 2018
Vessel Drift and Response Analysis for Canada’s Pacific CoastClear Seas commissioned Nuka Research and Planning Group, LLC to assess the risk that a disabled vessel could drift aground on Canada’s Pacific coast before help arrives.
August 24, 2017
Real Time Vessel MonitoringClear Seas, in collaboration with Ocean Networks Canada, will monitor real-time satellite and terrestrial Automatic Identification System (AIS) signals from large commercial vessels operating and transiting B.C. coastal waters and will articulate and quantify the observed and potential vessel traffic hazards as well as make recommendations for policies, procedures and a business model for improved marine domain awareness in Canada.
July 4, 2017