Friday, 25 May 2018 14:08

New Ship Safety Bulletins

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Transport Canada has issued the following Ship Safety Bulletins:

  • SSB#06/2018Protection of the North Atlantic Right Whale – Speed Restriction Measures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
    This bulletin describes the seasonal speed restriction zone that vessels must follow. Speed restriction zones in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence have been established to lessen the risk of fatal strikes to North Atlantic right whales by transiting vessels.

  • SSB#05/2018Coming into force: New Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations
    This bulletin gives stakeholders general information about the new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations (ASSPPR) that came into force on December 19th, 2017.

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