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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MARINERS' WORKSHOP JANUARY 25 & 26, 2017

The Mariners' Workshop is an annual event organized by the Shipping Federation of Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Hydrographic Service, the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada - Marine Safety, Dr. Lee Alexander from the University of New Hampshire, and most importantly - mariners. The workshop addresses the concerns of mariners

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AUGUST ISSUES UPDATE

For an overview of the Federation's recent activities and developments in the marine industry, read the August edition of our Issues Update.

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VGM GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR OCEAN CARRIERS

Our VGM guidance document is designed to help stakeholders understand the roles and responsibilities arising from the VGM requirement, and to provide a framework for ensuring compliance within a Canadian context.  Click HERE to read more. 

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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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