Navigation Safety and Radiocommunications
Source: Transport Canada
The Navigation Safety and Radiocommunications division is responsible for promoting and enhancing safety of navigation and radiocommunications for the protection of life, property and the marine environment through the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, regulations, standards, procedures and other safety initiatives. The division's activities cover the complete spectrum of vessels, including fishing vessels, recreational craft, cargo ships and passenger ships.
Canadian stakeholders are provided an opportunity to comment and influence key international and national initiatives through the Standing Committee on Navigation and Operation of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council. This national Standing Committee is chaired by NSRC and meets twice per year.