Typlan assists world-leading protection of Canada’s oceans and coastal communities

Typlan assists world-leading protection of Canada’s oceans and coastal communities

Posted on March 24, 2021 by Russ Tyson

TyPlan, working for CMO Consultants, was responsible for compiling all vessel transit data, disaggregating the data to the various channels in the Inside passage and confirming incident locations and undertaking the analysis so potential accident locations, based on restricted visibility narrow channels difficult tidal situations etc. Typlan also participated in the probability analysis. This represented the most comprehensive breakdown of navigational incidents within the inside passage on record. 

Heiltsuk Nation, federal agencies sign agreement to establish Indigenous marine response team

"More than four years after the Nathan E. Stewart disaster on B.C.'s central coast, the Canadian Coast Guard and Transport Canada commit to funding and training Heiltsuk first responders and improving communication and collaboration" - Read the full article here.

The government of Canada and Heiltsuk Nation collaborate to develop a local Marine Emergency Response Team

"Coastal First Nations have an intimate knowledge of lands and waters in their territory, and are often the first on the scene when there's an emergency on the water. When they are empowered to manage these environments, everyone benefits. Today, the Government of Canada and the Heiltsuk Nation are announcing the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing both organizations to work together to enhance the Nation's role in marine environmental response within the Heiltsuk territory." - Read the full article here.

Heiltsuk Horizon announces First Nations/industry partnership to support world-leading protection of Canada’s oceans and coastal communities

"VANCOUVER, BC (May 1, 2018) – A BC First Nation and Canadian marine and offshore company announced today they have teamed up in a unique partnership to help prevent and respond to marine incidents on Canada’s West Coast, and to improve marine emergency response capacity in Indigenous and coastal communities." - Read the full article here.

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