Non-Corporate Offenders Administrative Enforcement Action Summary – 2017

From Transport Canada

When a Notice of Violation has been served, the company may either pay the amount of the penalty or request, within a 30 days delay, a review at the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada.

Date: 2017-01-05
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Sub-section 58(3) of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (CSA, 2001)
Penalty: $ 250.00
Summary: A person was sanctioned for failing to notify the Chief Registrar within the permissible period that the vessel did not have an authorized representative or that there had been a change in the owner’s name and address.

Date: 2017-01-05
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 187 of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $1250.00
Summary: The vessel “Canadian Mist No 1” was sanctioned for the discharge of a prescribed pollutant in Canadian waters.

Date: 2017-02-01
Region: Quebec
Violation: Paragraph 23(d) of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $6,000.00
Summary: The Master of a vessel was sanctioned for providing false or misleading information in a Ballast Water Management report.

Date: 2017-02-06
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 187 of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $6,000.00
Summary: The vessel “Dimitrios K” was sanctioned for the discharge of a prescribed pollutant in Canadian waters.

Date: 2017-02-15
Region: Quebec
Violation: Paragraph 23(d) of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $6,000.00
Summary: The Master of a vessel was sanctioned for providing false or misleading information in a Ballast Water Management report.

Date: 2017-03-27
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 107 of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $1,250.00
Summary: The Master of a vessel was sanctioned for embarking upon a voyage without ensuring the vessel had the necessary Canadian Maritime Document required under the Act.

Date: 2017-04-03
Region: Ontario
Violation: Paragraph 106 (2)(a) of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $1850.00
Summary: The vessel “LMC 131” was sanctioned for failing to ensure that the vessel and its machinery and equipment were inspected for the purpose of obtaining a Canadian Maritime Document.

Date: 2017-04-18
Region: Pacific
Violation: Section 187 of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $4200.00
Summary: The vessel “DelCat No 6” was sanctioned for the discharge of a prescribed pollutant in Canadian waters.

Date: 2017-05-08
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 187 of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $1250.00
Summary: The vessel “Gavin David” was sanctioned for the discharge of a prescribed pollutant in Canadian waters.

Date: 2017-05-18
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Paragraph 106 (2)(a) of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $ 1250.00
Summary: The vessel “Radiant Dawn” was sanctioned for failing to ensure that the vessel and its machinery and equipment were inspected for the purpose of obtaining a Canadian Maritime Document.

Date: 2017-08-09
Region: Pacific
Violation: Section 187 of the CSA, 2001
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “Roy Kristian” was sanctioned for the discharge of a prescribed pollutant in Canadian waters.

Date: 2017-09-08
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “Seven Seas Navigator” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of north Atlantic whales in the area.

Date: 2017-09-13
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel "Petalon" was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of north Atlantic whales in the area.

Date: 2017-09-15
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The Canadian Coast Guard Ship "Sir William Alexander" was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of north Atlantic whales in the area.

Date: 2017-09-26
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “Pearl Mist” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-10-10
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “CROWN PRINCESS” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of north Atlantic whales in the area.

Date: 2017-10-12
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “EM KEA” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-10-26
Region: Atlantic
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “PTI RHINE” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-10-29
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “NOMADIC MILDE” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-11-16
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “JACQUELINE C” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-11-16
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “AZORESBORG” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-11-16
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “NEW SHANGHAI” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-11-03
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 87 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (CSA, 2001)
Penalty: $1,250.00
Summary: A person employed on a vessel in a position in respect of which a certificate is required was sanctioned for not holding a valid Certificate of Competency during their employment on board.

Date: 2017-12-12
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel "C.T.M.A. Vacancier" was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

Date: 2017-12-12
Region: Quebec
Violation: Section 7 of the Collision Regulations
Penalty: $6000.00
Summary: The vessel “Federal Cardinal” was sanctioned for failing to comply with the instructions issued in a Notice to Shipping requiring a speed reduction due to the increased presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in the area.

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