The Shipping Federation of Canada is the voice of the owners,
operators and agents of ships involved in Canada's world trade

The Shipping Federation of Canada is the voice of the owners,
operators and agents of ships involved in Canada's world trade

The Shipping Federation of Canada is the voice of the owners,
operators and agents of ships involved in Canada's world trade

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READ OUR NEW ISSUES UPDATE

For an overview of recent marine industry developments and Federation activities, read the May 2016 edition of our Issues Update.   

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VGM UPDATE - ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE

Transport Canada has officially published two regulatory documents related to the verified gross mass (VGM) requirement that will come into effect on June 1, 2016. The first is Transport Publication TP 15330, which is focused primarily on the shipper and sets out the Canadian procedure for obtaining the verified gross mass of packed containers

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CANADA'S OCEAN SUMMIT 2016

Join some of the brightest minds in oceans policy from Canada and around the world on June 8t in Ottawa for an interactive dialogue on the top issues impacting Canada's oceans today.   Click here for additional information.

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WHALES OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC

The Shipping Federation of Canada and le Réseau d’observation de mammifères marins (ROMM) has launched a new environmental tool entitled A Mariners Guide to Whales in the Northwest Atlantic. » “The guide provides mariners with information on the various types of whales they may encounter while sailing in the Northwest

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  • Environmental Sustainability

    Shipping has the lowest environmental impact and the highest level of energy efficiency of all the forms of commercial transportation. A ship can carry one ton…

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  • Safety and Security

    A commitment to safety has long been a hallmark of every aspect of marine transportation, making international shipping one of the world’s most heavily regulated industries.  The…

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  • Facilitator of International Trade

    Shipping is essential to the world economy.  Without shipping, the ability to trade between continents, to transport huge quantities…

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