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September 21, 2021

New report on the opportunities to improve environmental performance in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence maritime transport system

Green Marine delivered its final report to the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers (GSGP) on green shipping’s best practices. This study focuses on environmental issues prioritized by the GSGP. The report includes: a survey of maritime transportation’s best environmental management practices and the new technologies recently implemented by Green Marine […]

New report on the opportunities to improve environmental performance in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence maritime transport system
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New website details oil spill responsibilities within Canadian waters
January 23, 2018

New website details oil spill responsibilities within Canadian waters

Clear Seas has posted a new website that answers questions about who pays for the costs associated with an oil spill within Canadian waters and the amount of money available to respond to a spill. In accordance with its mandate to provide impartial, fact-based information on marine shipping in Canada, Clear Seas has created a […]

Maritime Information Bureau updates its information
January 19, 2018

Maritime Information Bureau updates its information

As part of Phase 2 of its campaign to promote the maritime industry, the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council has updated its unique one-stop Maritime Information Bureau (MIB). The MIB website has also been enhanced. The Environment section now includes international and national environmental regulations with hyperlinks to the official texts regarding the subsections relevant […]

New WWF-Canada guide helps ships to avoid vulnerable Arctic species
June 19, 2017

New WWF-Canada guide helps ships to avoid vulnerable Arctic species

A new WWF-Canada guide designed to help mariners in the Hudson Strait identify and avoid marine mammals was released at the end of May. The Hudson Strait Mariner’s Guide is made up of two large posters designed to be displayed within a ship’s bridge: the first is a chart that will help mariners to identify […]

Clear Seas launches a new website on oil tankers
June 6, 2017

Clear Seas launches a new website on oil tankers

In accordance with its mandate to provide impartial and fact-based information on marine shipping in Canada, Clear Seas has created a website that highlights: How to distinguish tankers from other types of cargo ships Where tankers operate and how much oil they transport through Canadian waters A history of notable oil spills in Canadian waters […]

A mariner’s guide to whales in the Northwest Atlantic
September 9, 2014

A mariner’s guide to whales in the Northwest Atlantic

Commercial shipping plays a crucial role in the economy of the Northwest Atlantic region by carrying raw materials and manufactured goods on both an import and export basis. However, the Northwest Atlantic is also home to many species of marine mammals that can negatively be affected by the repeated passage of commercial ships. Unlike many […]

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Summer 2021
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  • New! The North Atlantic Advisory Committee
  • Satellite whale tracking
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