All Research

Clear Seas is an independent research centre focused on marine shipping issues. Learn more about our research on safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada.

25/04/2016

April 25, 2016

M/V Marathassa Fuel Oil Spill Environmental Response

This independent review of their operations does much to shine a light on the strengths and weaknesses of Canada’s current ship-based oil spill response capacity.

25/04/2016

Tanker Safety Expert Panel I

Digest on Transport Canada’s 2013 Tanker Safety Expert Panel report covering areas south of the 60th parallel.

25/04/2016

Tanker Safety Expert Panel II: Arctic

Compared to areas south of the 60th parallel, the Arctic is a much more complex environment within which to prepare for and respond to spills.

25/04/2016

Tanker Safety Expert Panel II: Marine Casualty Management

This Chapter draws on the experience of other national jurisdictions on centralized Marine Casualty Management systems.

22/04/2016

April 22, 2016

Canada Transportation Act Review

Although the report covered all aspects of transportation in Canada, this digest concerns itself with the chapter on Marine Transport, particularly those aspects that deal with safe shipping practices.

23/09/2016

September 23, 2016

Marine Oil Spill: System Elements

This digest covers some of the major observations of the province's report, specifically those that discuss system element examples from around the world that best describe a world-leading oil spill response system.

23/09/2016

Marine Oil Spill: Prevention

This digest covers some of the province's major observations, specifically those that discuss world-leading prevention systems that build on IMO standards.

23/09/2016

Marine Oil Spill: Preparedness & Response

Digest covering the major observations of marine oil spill preparedness, response and recovery examples from around the world.

23/09/2016

West Coast Spill Response Study 1

Digest on the Ministry of Environment's report on British Columbia's oil spill prevention, preparedness and response regime.