Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team following a collision between a dredger and a barge in the South Arm of the Fraser River, British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia, 5 December 2017 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators following a collision between a dredger and a barge in the South Arm of the Fraser River, British Columbia. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


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
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca