Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team to Nanaimo, British Columbia, following a collision between two tug boats

Richmond, British Columbia, 26 May 2016 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Nanaimo, British Columbia, where the tug Albern sank after being struck by the tug C.T. Titan in Northumberland Channel on 24 May 2016. 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