Investigators studying crash between cargo ship and tugboat
The ship pictured at left, collided with the much-smaller tugboat in the port of Montreal Saturday. (Image credits: John McCreery, left, and Kent Malo, right, courtesy boatnerd.com)
MONTREAL - Investigators are studying the cause of an aquatic collision between a cargo ship and a tugboat in the city’s port Saturday.
The Bureau of Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is attempting to determine what caused the incident and have dispatched a special team of federal agents to look into the crash.
The Heloise is a 186-metre cargo ship built in 2010, it flies the Panamanian flag.
There was no word on injures but emergency services were not required.