Decision No. 757-W-2005

December 30, 2005

December 30, 2005

APPLICATION by PF Collins Customs Broker Ltd. On behalf of Husky Oil Operations, pursuant to the Coasting Trade Act, S.C., 1992, c. 31, for a licence to use the "HEATHER KNUTSEN", a Canadian tanker, to carry crude oil from Whiffen Head, Newfoundland and/or from the White Rose FPSO offshore Newfoundland to the Canaport Monobuoy in Saint John, New Brunswick and/or Point Tupper and/or Halifax, Nova Scotia and/or Portland, Maine, United States of America via pipeline to Montréal, Quebec, during the period commencing on January 10, 2006 and ending on February 10, 2006.

File No. W9125/P5/05-42

PF Collins Customs Broker Ltd. has, on behalf of Husky Oil Operations, 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 22, 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.


  • Guy Delisle
  • Beaton Tulk
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