TSB DEPLOYS A TEAM NEAR SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, QUéBEC, FOLLOWING THE GROUNDING OF A TANKER IN LAKE ST. FRANCIS

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Lake St. Francis, near Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec, following the grounding of the tanker Traverstern. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


QUEBEC CITY, May 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Lake St. Francis, near Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec, following the grounding of the tanker Traverstern. 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.

The TSB is online at www.tsb.gc.ca. Keep up to date through RSS, Twitter (@TSBCanada), YouTube, Flickr and our blog.

SOURCE Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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