Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team to investigate a marine accident in Vancouver, British Columbia

Gatineau, Quebec, 28 June 2012 —The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site where a tugboat capsized and sank in the Fraser River in Vancouver, BC. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca