Commercial Shipping Acts & Conventions

The Wheel of Maritime Law provides an overview of the national acts and international conventions, protocols and codes related to commercial marine shipping in Canada. Use the wheel to discover:

  • International maritime law
  • Maritime law in Canada
  • Maritime law governance

*Documents related to seafarers have been omitted, unless they are directly associated with shipping safety.

How to use the Wheel:

  • To explore the acts, conventions, and codes by topic, click on a topic segment in the inner ring of the Wheel to see the documents associated with that topic.
  • To see summary information about a topic or document, hover over that Wheel segment.
  • To go to the source document, click on the title of that act, convention, or code.
  • To return to the overview, click in the centre of the Wheel (white space).

Note: some documents are associated with multiple topics.

This tool was made by Nexus using D3.js.

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