Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, to investigate two incidents that occurred today

Quebec, Quebec 10 May 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, to investigate two incidents that occurred today. The first is an engine room fire aboard the cargo vessel Anticosti and the second is a death aboard the tug Western Tugger. 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