Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador, to assess the grounding of the passenger ferry Blue Puttees

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 31 July 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed two investigators to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador, where the passenger ferry Blue Puttees ran aground. 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