Decision No. 244-W-2013

June 26, 2013

APPLICATION by Technip Canada Limited, pursuant to the Coasting Trade Act, S.C., 1992, c. 31, for a licence.

File No.: 
W9125/13-03283

APPLICATION

Technip Canada Limited applied, through its representative, for a licence to use the “APACHE II”, a pipe laying vessel, to install a rigid flow line in the White Rose Oil Field, off the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, commencing July 15 and ending August 15, 2013.

ISSUE

Is there a suitable Canadian ship available to perform the activity?

FACTS AND DETERMINATION

Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) staff gave notice of the application to the Canadian marine industry and no Canadian ships were offered. Therefore, the Agency determines that there is no suitable Canadian ship available to perform the activity.

The Agency is providing this determination to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to consider whether to issue the licence. This Decision is not an authority to operate.

Member(s)

J. Mark MacKeigan
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