News release

Investigation report: April 2018 grounding of a fishing vessel in Hardys Channel, Prince Edward Island

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 03 December 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (M18A0075) into the April 2018 grounding of the fishing vessel Roping the Wind near Malpeque Bay, Prince Edward Island.

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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