Decision No. 672-W-2003
December 5, 2003
File No. W9125/A27/03-7
Algoma Tankers 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 (hereinafter the Agency) on November 28, 2003.
The Agency conducted a search of the relevant portion of the marine industry. Notice of the application was given on November 28, 2003. On December 2, 2003, an offer was received from McKeil Marine Limited and on December 4, 2003, the offer was withdrawn.
The Agency 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.