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September 20, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Heather Dettman

“Marine oil spill response is always evolving because everyone is trying to improve things.”
– Dr. Heather Dettman


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Clear Seas

September 13, 2018

Emergency Towing Vessel Needs Assessment

Clear 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.

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June 28, 2018

Double Hulls

Double hulls are a preventive measure implemented to reduce the risk of ship-source pollution in the marine environment.

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May 24, 2018

10 Questions About Invasive Species & Marine Shipping

Test your knowledge! Find out what you know about invasive species and marine shipping.

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May 15, 2018

Invasive Species

Ships can introduce invasive species into Canadian waters through ballast water and biofouling. Learn more from Clear Seas.

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May 10, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Jane Lister

"Marine shipping is integral to our economic prosperity as well as our well-being." – Dr. Jane Lister

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April 26, 2018

How does Oil Behave in Water?

Not all oils behave the same way when spilled into the marine environment.

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March 15, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Aldo Chircop

“Good policy decisions require good research for evidence-based decision-making.” – Dr. Aldo Chircop

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Clear Seas

March 5, 2018

Vessel Drift and Response Analysis for Canada’s Pacific Coast

Clear 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.

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