Tanker Safety Expert Panel

We are pleased to have conducted this review of Canada’s ship-source spill preparedness and response on behalf of the Minister of Transport.

Regards,

Capt. Gordon Houston

Mr. Richard Gaudreau

Dr. Michael Sinclair

Notice:

The second phase of the Tanker Safety Expert Panel’s review, which focused on ship-source spill preparedness and response requirements in the Arctic, as well as requirements for a hazardous and noxious substances system nationally, has concluded.

The Tanker Safety Expert Panel’s Phase II report, “A Review of Canada’s Ship-source Spill Preparedness and Response: Setting the Course for the Future, Phase II – Requirements for the Arctic and for Hazardous and Noxious Substances Nationally,” is now available on this website.

The Tanker Safety Expert Panel’s Phase I report, “A Review of Canada’s Ship-source Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Regime—Setting the Course for the Future,” can be found here. Information on the Government’s response to the Phase I report and its recommendations can be found here.

In addition, abstracts of the three risk assessments which informed, in part, the Panel’s review are also available on Transport Canada’s website.