Determination No. W-2017-161

October 18, 2017

APPLICATION by Petro-Nav Inc., pursuant to the Coasting Trade Act, S.C., 1992, c. 31, for a licence.

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Petro-Nav Inc. applied for a licence to use one unnamed oil/chemical tanker to transport clean petroleum products, in multiple voyages of approximately 10,000 to 18,000 cubic metres per voyage, from Montréal, Quebec to Sarnia and/or Oakville, Ontario and/or Montréal; from Sarnia to Oakville and/or Montréal; and from Lévis, Quebec to Québec, Quebec and/or Sarnia and/or Oakville and/or Montréal and/or Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador and/or Sydney, Nova Scotia and/or Sept‑Îles, Quebec and/or Gaspé, Quebec and/or Port-Cartier, Quebec. The activity will start on October 25, 2017 and will end on November 23, 2017.

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

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 Determination is not an authority to operate.


P. Paul Fitzgerald
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