Whitepaper on Canada’s need for a Maritime Single Window

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As a member state of the IMO, Canada is bound by the obligations outlined in the FAL Convention, emphasizing the importance of adopting measures such as the Maritime Single Window to ensure compliance with these international standards.  This white paper offers a comprehensive examination of the Maritime Single Window (MSW) within the framework of Canada’s vessel clearance and reporting demands. It confronts the administrative complexities endured by seafarers and ship agents, stemming from the intricacies of documentation. Drawing lessons from successful MSW deployments in other nations, the paper charts a roadmap for Canada’s MSW implementation while acknowledging potential hurdles and the tangible advantages such a system can bring to the Canadian maritime sector.

To read the full report, download here.

 

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