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Investigation report: October 2019 girding and sinking of a tug in Williamsons Landing, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 29 May 2020 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (M19P0246) into the 1 October 2019 girding and sinking of the tug Sheena M, while towing the barge Seaspan 566, in Williamsons Landing, British Columbia.

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 more 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