Oil tanker safety statistics, oil spill prevention measures, risk assessment, response, liability, compensation, port protection.
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Marine safety 101
Learn how Canada’s marine safety system protects our coasts.
Preventing spills from vessels
Safe navigation, pilotage requirements, double hull requirements, tanker inspection, TERMPOL review, aerial surveillance.
Preparedness and response for ship-source oil spills
What happens if there is a spill from a vessel, risk assessment, research and recommendations.
Liability and compensation for ship-source oil spills
Responsibility to pay for spills from vessels, funds for clean-up.
Get the facts on oil tanker safety in Canada
Statistics on oil spills, cargoes and tanker traffic.
Safe routing and reporting for vessels
Vessel Traffic Services Zones, reporting requirements, Tanker Exclusion Zone, restrictions in the West Coast Inside Passage.
Protecting Canadian ports from unsafe vessels
Foreign ships not meeting safety and regulatory issues, Port State Control, tanker inspection.
- Report a spill
- Marine Safety 101 - videos
- How Canada responds to ship-source oil spills - infographic
- How to get compensation for a ship-source spill - infographic
- Protecting Canadian waters from oil spills – infographic
- Tanker Safety Expert Panel