Coasting trade


What is coasting trade in Canada, the Coasting Trade Act, applying for a coasting trade licence, advance notification for foreign vessels.


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Coasting trade in Canada

What is coasting trade, the Coasting Trade Act, vessels allowed to engage in coasting trade.

Applying for a Coasting Trade Licence

Application form, guidelines.


Coasting trade, foreign vessels and the Canada-European trade agreement

Changes to the Coasting Trade Act, eligibility and requirements, coasting trade services.

Advance notification of coasting trade for foreign vessels

How to complete the Vessel Advance Notification Form.


List of Coasting Trade Licence applications

Active and closed coasting trade licence applications.

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