June 6, 2024 | Circular No. 11674

Dear Member,

Members are required to have an agreement with a Response Organization (RO) as specified in Section 167(1) and 168(1) of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001.  Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC), certified by Transport Canada, serves as such a Response Organization

We have been notified by WCMRC of an upcoming increase in annual registration fees for both bulk oil and non-bulk oils ships, effective July 1, 2024.  This marks the first increase in registration fees since 2016, with a 29% hike raising the current fee from $775 to $1,000 per ship.  Please click here for the Notice from WCMRC.

Please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned if you have any questions or comments.


Mario Minotti,
Director, Finance & Administration