The Latest

Explore our most recent, fact-based content on marine shipping in Canada.

View blogs, research, and key issues featured below.

Dalhousie University

May 6, 2022

Supporting Inuit Rights and Marine Use

A guide to shipping regulations in Nunavut.

Read more Research
Clear Seas

April 28, 2022

Assessing Shipping Risk in Canada

Building on its previous work on shipping risks, Clear Seas examined the rates of vessels involved in maritime incidents and accidents in Canada, based on the type of ship and occurrence and the volume of marine traffic in each region.

Read more Research

March 21, 2022

Ship Waste

Merchant vessels produce different types of waste as part of their operations. Discover the rules governing the management and disposal of these wastes in Canadian and international waters.

Read more Key Issues

March 1, 2022

In Their Own Words:
Reflections on Clear Seas’ Indigenous Internship Program

Clear Seas launched an internship program in 2021 to build respectful relationships with Indigenous communities by listening to and addressing priorities through research projects led by Indigenous post-secondary students.

Read more Blog

March 1, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas as a Marine Fuel in the Arctic: Panacea or Poison?

Clear Seas convenes a roundtable to gather perspectives on the use of LNG as fuel for marine shipping in Canada’s north.

Read more Blog

February 25, 2022

Stranded at sea: COVID-19 and its toll on mariners

The global pandemic, and increased demand by consumers and industry, has disrupted the supply chain and revealed an occupational health and safety crisis among seafarers.

Read more Blog

February 1, 2022

Decarbonizing Marine Shipping: Clean fuels for a greener future?

Is a fossil fuel free future for marine shipping a realistic goal or just a pipe dream?

Read more Blog

January 13, 2022

Is Marine Spatial Planning the Key to Safer and Healthier Oceans?

How sharing the marine environment and managing its use can help ensure a sustainable future for our oceans and waterways.

Read more Blog

December 23, 2021

Marine Shipping Trends in the Canadian Arctic 

Assessment of marine shipping trends over the past 30 years in the Canadian Arctic, focusing on two sites in the Northwest Passage. The project offers recommendations on risk management strategies, impact mitigation, and including Inuit knowledge and perspectives in policymaking.

Read more Research