Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team to Petit Forte, Newfoundland and Labrador, to investigate an incident involving the ferry Norcon Oceanus

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 7 May 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Petit Forte, Newfoundland and Labrador, to investigate a collision last Sunday involving the ferry Norcon Oceanus and several fishing vessels as well as some floating docks. The TSB will gather information and assess the collisions.


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