Ballast water, marine spills, tanker safety requirements, reporting marine pollution, abandoned boats.
Services and information
Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species
Implementing new regulations and measures to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species in Canadian waters.
Environmental response to marine spills
Oil spill preparedness and response, aerial surveillance, hazardous and noxious substances response, advisory councils.
Environmental emergencies - who to call
Telephone numbers (available 24 hours) for any kind of pollution incident.
Vessel safety, spill prevention and response
Oil tanker safety statistics, oil spill prevention measures, risk assessment, response, liability, compensation, port protection.
Permit for disposal at sea
Permit system, control disposal of waste into the ocean, protect the marine environment.
Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels
Impact of abandoned boats, what to do if you find one, Abandoned Boats Program (ABP).
Green Shipping Corridors
National framework to support the implementation of green shipping corridors.
Quiet Vessel Initiative
The Initiative is testing the most promising technologies, vessel designs, retrofits and operational practices to make vessels quieter.
Cumulative Effects of Marine Shipping
Studying the effects of marine shipping on Canada’s coasts, creating a National Cumulative Effects Assessment Framework for Marine Shipping.
Marine insurance certificate
How to apply for a marine insurance certificate.