Please be advised that the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) will be adjusting its annual registration fee for its ship membership agreement from $620 to $775 per year from February 1, 2017. The bulk oil cargo fee (BOCF) remains unchanged at $1.514 per tonne.
WCMRC is also introducing an additional Trans Mountain Expansion Project bulk oil cargo fee of $5.607 per tonne specific to the arrangement between WCMRC and the Westridge facility.
The fee amendments have been published in the Canada Gazette Part I December 3, 2016 Vol. 150. No. 49 and while they the Gazette does indicate a January 1, 2017 effective date, WCMRC has confirmed that the new fees will take effect on February 1, 2017.