Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team to Victoria, British Columbia, following grounding of two barges under tow

Richmond, British Columbia, 4 March 2016 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Victoria, British Columbia, where two barges towed by the tug H.M. Scout 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