Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team to Campbell River, B.C., to investigate an incident involving the tug Log Baron

Richmond, B.C., 17 March 2015 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Campbell River, B.C., to assess an occurrence involving the tug Log Baron which sank 4 nautical miles west of Cape Caution with an empty oil barge in tow. 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