Presentation: “Sustainable Challenges: Marine Shipping”
Date: 28 May 2020 (Thursday)
Timing: 1800 ADT (1700 ET)
1800-1805 Atlantic Branch Update – Don Levy (Atlantic Branch National Council Rep)
1085-1810 Introduction of Presenter – Derek Hughes (Atlantic Branch Member)
1810-1840 Bud’s Presentation “Sustainable Challenges: Marine Shipping”
1840-1850 Questions
1850-1900 Session Wrap-up – Derek Hughes (Atlantic Branch Member)

Presentation Background:

Clear Seas provides impartial information on marine shipping in Canada to policymakers and the public. Our mandate is to initiate and interpret research, analyze policies, identify best practices, share information and facilitate dialogue. Our research focuses on the human, environmental and economic impacts of marine shipping. That includes practices for safe handling of bulk commodities at marine terminals, impacts of oil and liquid natural gas shipping, spill prevention and response, impacts on coastal and Indigenous communities, and much more.

Who is Bud Streeter:

Board Chair
Bud Streeter retired as President Lloyd’s Register Canada Limited and Americas Manager of Naval Business and External Affairs at the end of 2017, capping a career of nearly 50 years in the marine business. He is a 1973 graduate in Marine Engineering from the Canadian Coast Guard College. His early career was spent as an Engineering Officer on various ships, as an Instructor in Marine Engineering Technologies at the Canadian Coast Guard College and as a

Marine Safety Surveyor, Examiner and Manager in various offices. In 1987, he joined Marine Atlantic Inc. as Manager of Marine Technical Services. He left as Vice President Safety and Regulatory Affairs in 1996 to join Transport Canada as Director General Marine Safety, in which capacity he was the Head of the Canadian Delegation to various meetings at the International Maritime Organization and other international gatherings. Bud joined Lloyd’s Register, a global safety and risk management organization in 2002 and held various positions with Lloyd’s Register including Vice President, Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. responsible for Canada and as Vice President Lloyd’s Register North America Inc, responsible for business in North America and the Caribbean. He was then appointed as President Lloyd’s Register Canada Limited and concurrently as President of Martec Limited, which was a Lloyd’s Register affiliated consulting company. In 2014 he took on the role of President of Lloyd’s Register Canada Limited and Americas Regional Manager of Naval Business and ExternalAffairs.

He has served as a Board Member for Meridian Shipping Limited and on various of the Lloyd’s Register affiliated companies. He was appointed to the Canadian Advisory Council on National Security and served as a marine security advisor between 2005 and 2009. In 2013, he was presented with the inaugural Medal of Excellence from the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering and was cited for his long commitment to marine safety and the mentoring of young maritime professionals. Bud has been a Director of Clear Seas since its founding and assumed responsibility as Chair of the Board of Directors on 20 February 2018.