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.
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
The Behaviour and Environmental Impacts of Crude Oil Released Into Aqueous EnvironmentsAlthough crude oil spills are infrequent in Canada their consequences to the environment and impacted local economies, as well as on human health, can be profound.
May 24, 2017
The Value of Commercial Marine Shipping to CanadaThe study examines a scope that extends beyond economic impacts and draws conclusions about how marine shipping contributes much to Canadians’ daily lives – whether or not they live in coastal communities.
April 23, 2017
Marine Oil Spill: Preparedness & ResponseDigest covering the major observations of marine oil spill preparedness, response and recovery examples from around the world.
April 11, 2017