News release

Associated links (M18A0002)

Investigation report: February 2018 grounding of Fisherman's Provider II in Canso Harbour, Nova Scotia

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 25 January 2019 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (M18A0002) on the grounding of the fishing vessel Fisherman's Provider II which occurred on 6 February 2018 in the Frying Pan Shoal while the vessel was transiting the Canso Harbour, Nova Scotia.

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

See the investigation page for further information.


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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