Media advisory

TSB to hold a news conference to release its investigation report into the October 2016 grounding and subsequent sinking of the tug Nathan E. Stewart near Bella Bella, British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia, 29 May 2018 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 31 May 2018 to make public its investigation report (M16P0378) into the October 2016 grounding and subsequent sinking of the tug Nathan E. Stewart in the Seaforth Channel, 10 nm west of Bella Bella, British Columbia.

When :
31 May 2018, 10:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time
Who :
Kathy Fox, Chair of the TSB
and
Glenn Budden, Investigator-in-charge
Where :
Vancouver Maritime Museum, T.K. Gallery,
1905 Ogden Avenue,
Vancouver, British Columbia

The event will be broadcast live on Ustream at the following address: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/transportation-safety-board-of-canada

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.


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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