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Northern Canada Vessel Traffic Services Zone Regulations (SOR/2010-127)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2010-07-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Subsections 5(2), 6(4) and 9(2))


ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
1AVesselThe vessel’s name, the name of the state whose flag the vessel in entitled to fly and, if applicable, the vessel’s call sign, International Maritime Organization ship identification number and Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) number.
2BDate and time corresponding to the vessel’s position under designator C or D given in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)A 6-digit group followed by a Z, the first 2 digits giving the day of the month, the next two digits giving the hour and the last two digits giving the minutes.
3CVessel’s position by latitude and longitudeA 4-digit group giving the latitude in degrees and minutes suffixed with N, and a 5-digit group giving the longitude in degrees and minutes suffixed with W.
4DVessel’s position by geographical name of placeIf the vessel is at a known place, the name of the place. If the vessel is not at a known place, the name of a known place followed by the vessel’s true bearing (3-digits) and distance in nautical miles from the place.
5EVessel’s courseThe true course. A 3-digit group.
6FVessel’s speedThe speed in knots. A 2-digit group.
7GVessel’s last port of callThe name of the port of call.
8HVessel’s entry into the NORDREG Zone or departure from a berth within the NORDREG ZoneThe estimated date and time that the vessel will enter the NORDREG Zone or depart the berth within the NORDREG Zone, as appropriate, with the date and time expressed as for designator B and the entry or departure position expressed as for designator C or D.
9IVessel’s destination and expected time of arrivalThe name of the destination followed by the expected time of arrival, expressed as for designator B.
10KVessel’s exit from the NORDREG Zone or arrival at the vessel’s destination.The date and time that the vessel exits the NORDREG Zone or arrives at its berth within the NORDREG Zone, with the exit date and time expressed as for designator B and the exit or arrival position expressed as for designator C or D.
11LVessel’s intended routeA brief description of the intended route through the NORDREG Zone.
12OVessel’s maximum present static draughtA 4-digit group giving metres and centimetres.
13PVessel’s cargoA brief description of the vessel’s cargo and the cargo of any vessel being towed or pushed. The description must include
  • (a) in the case of a dangerous good, the class and quantity; and

  • (b) in the case of a pollutant, the technical name and quantity.

14QDefects, damage and deficiencies, as well as circumstances adversely affecting the vessel’s normal navigationBrief details regarding any defects, damage or deficiencies of the vessel or its machinery, equipment, or charts and nautical publications, and any circumstances that adversely affect normal navigation.
15SWeather and iceA brief description of the prevailing weather and ice conditions.
16TVessel’s authorized representative, agent or ownerThe name and contact information of
  • (a) in the case of a Canadian vessel, its authorized representative;

  • (b) in the case of a foreign vessel, its Canadian or American agent or its owner; and

  • (c) in the case of a pleasure craft that is not a Canadian vessel, the pleasure craft’s owner.

17WPersons on board the vesselThe number of persons.
  • (a) In the case of a sailing plan report,

  • (i) the amount of oil on board that is for use as fuel or carried as cargo;

  • (ii) if the vessel’s owner or master holds an arctic pollution prevention certificate in respect of the vessel, the certificate;

  • (iii) the vessel’s ice class, if applicable; and

  • (iv) if the report is referred to in paragraph 6(1)(c) of the Regulations, the applicable incident referred to in that paragraph.

  • (b) In the case of a position report referred to in subsection 7(2) of the Regulations, the applicable matter referred to in that subsection.

  • (a) The following information:

  • (i) the total amount of oil, expressed in cubic metres;

  • (ii) the certificate’s expiry date and the name of its issuing authority;

  • (iii) the vessel’s ice class and the name of the classification society that assigned the ice class; and

  • (iv) a brief description of the applicable incident.

  • (b) A brief description of the applicable matter.


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