Marine media advisory 2010

TSB Releases Report on Passenger Vessel Nordik Express Striking

(Gatineau, Quebec, May 28, 2010) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its final investigation report (M07L0158) into the August 16, 2007 striking of Entrée Island, Quebec, by the passenger vessel Nordik Express.

At 2303 eastern daylight time, the Nordik Express struck Entrée Island while approaching the entrance to Harrington Harbour. The vessel sustained severe damage. However, none of the passengers (156 on board) or the members of the crew was injured.

The report can be found on this site

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