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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ISSUES UPDATE

See our March 2016 Issues Update for a recap of recent developments in the maritime industry, as well as an overview of subjects of interest to members, Federation activities and upcoming events.  Click here to download.

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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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ANNUAL REPORT (MAY 2014 - MAY 2015)

We are pleased to present the Shipping Federation's Annual Report for the May 2014 - May 2015 period, which reviews our major activities, accomplishments and areas of involvement. Click here to download.

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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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