Canada’s TSB Probing Alleged Bulker Grounding in Squamish

Posted On Oct 24 2019 by

first_imgCanada has sent its Transportation Safety Board (TSB) team to investigate a possible grounding of a 49,000 dwt bulk carrier Kai Xuan at the Squamish terminal in British Columbia.The Marshall Islands-registered carrier reportedly came in contact with the bottom while approaching the terminal in the early hours of December 18.The 2012-built Kai Xuan, managed by Norwegian shipping company Grieg Star, was travelling from Nanaimo, Canada.Grieg Star said that a diver inspection had been carried out on the ship, revealing no concrete grounding evidence.There are no reports of injuries or pollution after the incident.World Maritime News Stafflast_img

Last Updated on: October 24th, 2019 at 9:02 am, by

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