News release

Investigation report: December 2017 incident involving a person who fell overboard from the bulk carrier Federal Champlain at the Thunder Bay terminal, Ontario

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Québec, Quebec, 6 September 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (M17C0292) on the December 2017 incident involving a person who fell overboard from the bulk carrier Federal Champlain at the Thunder Bay terminal, Ontario.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, fact-gathering investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail 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

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