Decision No. 623-W-1998
December 16, 1998
APPLICATION by King Bros. Limited on behalf of Pirelli Jacobson Inc., pursuant to the Coasting Trade Act, S.C., 1992, c. 31, for a licence to operate the American barge "JBI-1", for part of the installation of a submarine fiber optic cable linking points in the State of Washington, U.S.A. and in British Columbia, Canada, more specifically in the Cordova Bay, Saanish, British Columbia and Haro Strait areas, during the period commencing on or about December 10, 1998 and ending on or about January 30, 1999.
File No. W9125/K12/98-4
King Bros. Limited, on behalf of Pirelli Jacobson Inc., has applied to the Minister of National Revenue for a licence to operate the service set out in the title. The matter was referred to the Canadian Transportation Agency on November 27, 1998.
The Canadian Transportation Agency conducted a search of the relevant portion of the marine industry and has determined pursuant to subsection 8(1) of the Coasting Trade Act that there is no suitable Canadian ship available to provide the service or perform the activities described in the application.
This determination will be provided to the Minister of National Revenue for any necessary action as provided for in the Coasting Trade Act.
This Decision does not constitute an authority to commence operations in respect of the service for which application has been made.