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January 25, 2018

Research Spotlight: Dr. Jackie Dawson

“Governing shipping in the Arctic is extremely complex and it requires collaboration and respect.” – Dr. Jackie Dawson

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January 10, 2018

Who Pays for an Oil Spill

If an oil spill were to happen in Canadian waters tomorrow, who would pay for it? Learn about the costs and liabilities related to ship-source oil spills.

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January 4, 2018

Places of Refuge

When a vessel is damaged, disabled or otherwise in distress at sea, finding a place of refuge – a place where it can be taken to prevent further damage to the vessel or pollution to the environment – can be critical.

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December 5, 2017

What is Marine Pilotage?

Marine pilotage plays a vital role in marine safety and accident prevention.

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November 23, 2017

Who Pays For Response Organizations?

There are four response organizations located in Canada.

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November 8, 2017

The Oceans Protection Plan: One Year In The Making

The Oceans Protection Plan (OPP) is the largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts and waterways.

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October 26, 2017

What Role Does Marine Trade Play In the Arctic?

For Arctic communities, marine shipping is often the only economical means of accessing essential goods, such as food, fuel and construction goods.

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October 10, 2017

Abandoned Vessels & The Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

Abandoned and derelict vessels pose significant risks to marine safety and have both economic and environmental impacts on local communities.

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September 18, 2017

Marine Shipping & You

Even if you don't live by a coast, your day-to-day life depends on marine shipping. Join the conversation about marine shipping issues.

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