Decision No. 723-W-2005

December 14, 2005

December 14, 2005

APPLICATION by PF Collins Customs Broker Ltd., on behalf of Teekay Shipping Canada Ltd., pursuant to the Coasting Trade Act, S.C., 1992, c. 31, for a licence to use the "SEBAROK SPIRIT", a Bahamian tanker, to carry approximately 100,000 metric tonnes of crude oil for one voyage from Whiffen Head, Newfoundland to the Canaport monobuoy in Saint John, New Brunswick and/or Halifax, Nova Scotia and/or Portland, Maine, United States of America via pipeline to Montréal, Quebec, during the period commencing on December 19, 2005 and ending on December 25, 2005.

File No. W9125/P5/05-38

PF Collins Customs Broker Ltd. has, on behalf of Teekay Shipping Canada Ltd., 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 December 8, 2005.

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.


  • Baljinder Gill
  • George Proud
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