Ballast water, marine spills, tanker safety requirements, reporting marine pollution, abandoned boats.
Services and information
The Canadian Ballast Water Program, environmental impacts of ballast water, treatment and management, public education and outreach.
Oil spill preparedness and response, aerial surveillance, hazardous and noxious substances response, advisory councils.
Telephone numbers (available 24 hours) for any kind of pollution incident.
Oil tanker safety statistics, oil spill prevention measures, risk assessment, response, liability, compensation, port protection.
Permit system, control disposal of waste into the ocean, protect the marine environment.
Impact of abandoned boats, what to do if you find one, Abandoned Boats Program (ABP).
How to apply for assessments and removals (A&R) funding.
The Initiative is testing the most promising technologies, vessel designs, retrofits and operational practices to make vessels quieter.
Studying the effects of marine shipping on Canada’s coasts, creating a National Cumulative Effects Assessment Framework for Marine Shipping.