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Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau visits diesel spill near Bella Bella, BC - CBC.ca

Federal Minister of Transportation Marc Garneau visited the northern coastal B.C. town of Bella Bella Sunday, which has been battling a diesel spill from a tug that sank last month. The local Heiltsuk First Nation said Garneau toured the site of the ...and more »

Heiltsuk Nation still feeling effects of BC tugboat sinking - The Globe and Mail

Colin Reid, left, and Shawn Gladstone, right, of the Heiltsuk Nation survey the area near the Nathan E. Stewart tugboat in the Seaforth Channel near Bella Bella, British Columbia, Sunday, November 6, 2016. Rafal Gerszak/Rafal Gerszak. Justine Hunter ...and more »

Barge carrying sand and gravel flips near Bella Bella - CBC.ca

A barge carrying sand and gravel flipped in British Columbia's Inside Passage near Bella Bella Sunday evening, says the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre. JRCC spokesman John Nethercott said a U.S.-registered tug was towing the barge from Seattle to ...and more »

Barge flips, sinks, weeks after tug runs aground along BC's central coast - Vancouver Sun

The Heiltsuk Nation in British Columbia says a barge has flipped and sunk not far from the site where a tug that ran aground last month still awaits removal. A gravel barge in the Salish Sea is shown in this file photo. John Preissl / Submitted. Share ...and more »

Transport minister Marc Garneau visits BC fuel spill site - Globalnews.ca

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. X. - A A +. Listen. Members of a First Nation affected by a diesel spill ...and more »

Barge Spills Load Into BC Waters For 2nd Time In A Month - Huffington Post Canada

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — The Heiltsuk Nation in British Columbia says a barge has flipped and sunk not far from the site where a tug that ran aground last month still awaits removal. A news release from the First Nation says the barge, which was carrying ...and more »

Sand and gravel barge flips over and sinks near Bella Bella in British Columbia - Aggregates Manager (blog)

The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) reports that the Columbia Layne, a barge owned by Channel Construction that was carrying a load of sand and gravel. flipped in British Columbia's Inside Passage near Bella Bella Sunday evening. Nov. 6. 2016 ...and more »

Barge sinks north of Bella Bella BC - Globalnews.ca

A Canadian Coast Guard craft will be on the water near Swanson Bay on the North Coast at first light this morning to inspect the spot where a barge sank on Sunday. The Joint Rescue Centre says the ship called Gordon Reid will check for possible ...and more »

In Photos: Heiltsuk contend with tug-boat spill near Bella Bella - The Globe and Mail

The Nathan E. Stewart tugboat, owned by Texas-based Kirby Corporation, ran aground October 13 near the Great Bear Rainforest and Gale Pass carrying 223,831 litres of diesel fuel, as well as thousands of litres of lubricants. Colin Reid, a fisherman ...and more »

Second Tug and Barge Casualty Near Bella Bella, BC - The Maritime Executive

On Sunday evening, the tug Columbia Layne was towing a sand and gravel barge in Graham Reach, near Bella Bella, British Columbia. In foul weather and heavy swells, the barge flipped and sank – the second tug and barge casualty in the area in a month ...and more »